Wayne Gretzky Riesling 2015, VQA Niagara Peninsula

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Riesling Riesling
Ontario, Canada

$14.95 (144865)

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Critic Reviews (4)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is a lovely almost off-dry riesling with dried apple and lemon fruit, plus mild spice and petrol notes with a...

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Gretzky scores with this Niagara Riesling, with forward wet stone minerality on the nose alongside lemon-lime. It’s...

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Rémy Charest
Rémy Charest

Very pretty riesling with floral, mineral, fruity notes, round in the mouth and fragrant. It may lack a bit of depth,...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Average final score from judges at the 2017 National Wine Awards of Canada. Tasted blind June 2017.

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Community Reviews (4)

Andrew Lumley
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T. Teleswan
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Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

This is one of the best rieslings on the general list, with an enticing nose of lime, limestone minerality, and a touch of petrol. On the palate, it's off-dry but not cloyingly so, with refreshing, food-friendly acidity. As always, the screwcap closure is a plus.

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Payam Akbari
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