Chateau Des Charmes Old Vines' Riesling, Estate Bottled 2014, Niagara On The Lake

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Riesling Riesling
Ontario, Canada

$17.95 (277228)

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88 pts
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Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This took a silver medal at the National Wine Awards in 2016. It shows a fairly generous, richly fruited nose of...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

Intense lime, grapefruit and slate on the nose and palate. Great balance with present, refreshing acidity....

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2016 National Wine Awards of Canada. Tasted blind June 2016.

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The language in ’14 is cordial and effete, with ripe sweetness trumping the pulse of energy. The old vines deliver...

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Community Reviews (1)

David Brodati
David Brodati

Good purity of fruit as one would expect from older vines. An off dry style Riesling with peach, apricot, apple, lemon, honey, spice and minerality. Vibrant acidity keeps it all very fresh. It's medium bodied with a sense of viscosity on the palate and alcohol provides some structure (12% ABV). Very good to excellent length. A perfect match for Asian cuisine with a bit of spice. March 2017.

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