Château Des Charmes Old Vines Riesling 2008, VQA Niagara On The Lake

Riesling Riesling
Ontario, Canada

$13.75 (277228)

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90 pts
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December 10, 2011

Critic Reviews (6)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Perhaps the assessment seven years later creates an unfair advantage but come now, a great wine is a great wine from...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very impressive and exceptionally well-priced Riesling from a superb vintage. Almost Mosel-like aromatics with...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is a very impressive and excellent value riesling from one of Ontario's top white wine producers. 2008 was...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This was named White Wine of the Year at the 2011 Ontario Wine Awards. It's a very impressive, complex, maturing...

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Margaret Swaine
Margaret Swaine

Its wins — Ontario Wine Awards white wine of the year, best in show at Toronto Gold Medal plates — are well deserved....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is evolving nicely, slipping into the fine range of flavours coveted by riesling lovers such as fresh diesel...

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Community Reviews (11)

Peter Dais
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dmytro
dmytro

Tasting it May 2012. Petrol note of gracefully aging German Rheingau with good orchard fruit. Intensity of Spaetlese, but sweetness of Kabinett (translation - not too sweet). it looks like age has toned down the sweetness. Love it, Canada can really do stunning Riesling. Celebrity equivalent: Uma Thurman in Kill Bill.

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Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

This wonderful, rich tasting wine is one of the best Canadian wines I have had for a while. Too bad it is gone.

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John Iacono
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Bob Blais
Bob Blais

Great petrol, rubber character on the nose which repeats on the palate along with some nice citrus fruit and good acidity. Nice finish. Tasted Jan 2014

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Monika  Janek
Monika Janek

A beautiful Riesling. I took it to a party and drank most of it. Oops. Off-dry with long finish. It's a great expression of how well this grape performs here in Ontario!

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Ryan Hindmarsh
Ryan Hindmarsh

For the girlfriend. She’s bright, fresh, and juicy. So is this wine. Wrap it up with Adele’s CD and hope she is 1 of 100 people who don’t already own i

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

2010 vintage. Lime, citrus aromas and hints of lemon with replays on the smooth, full-bodied palate. Finishes clean and off-dry. Quite nice. Tasted June 2012.

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J. Cheng
J. Cheng

grapefruit sweetness. Off-dry. Aromatics with lime.

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Templeton Smith
Templeton Smith

A good Riesling, apple tones, somewhat sweet. Not excellent and the value is questionable. Good typicity.

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flambeur
flambeur

Too sweet

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