Charles Baker Picone Vineyard Riesling 2012, VQA Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Peninsula

Riesling Riesling
Ontario, Canada

$35.20 (241182)

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92 pts
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March 19, 2016
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Critic Reviews (6)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

This ripe Picone in 2012, not a surprise and ripping at the same time. The orchard stands out, the texture overlaid...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

From now 35 year old vines in this vintage, the 2012 is rivetingly tight and pure, concise and focused, in my view...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

To date, this wine from vines aged over 35 years is certainly one of the most perfect Ontario Rieslings I have ever...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a pristine, taut yet somehow generous riesling with a terrific, complex nose of pineapple/apricot plus petrol...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Bright, with verve and energy, nicely cut with freshness and an abundance of charm as the wine is coming out of its...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Crisp and lemony, then maybe it's lime.. ok, let's call it the pure limon. But who really cares? This is about the...

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Community Reviews (2)

David Brodati
David Brodati

The warm vintage brings the fruit profile more front and centre compared to the 2011. Yet there still is lovely minerality, some petrol and refreshing acidity. Well balanced, complex and long. Another excellent effort from CB using fruit sourced from Picone on the ridge. March 2016.

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