Gewürztraminer is quite unusual for the production of icewine, but it makes sense as it is a great varietal for sweet wine production. Malivore has done a great job of getting the right sweetness along with honey, peach, ginger and candied lemon peel. It’s rich and intensely aromatic with a bright and lively palate. Nothing…
Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Beal Vineyards – Cabernet Franc – Icewine – 2008 – VQA Beamsville Bench VQA
A sweet wine with nose of strawberry jam, raspberry. In the mouth it develops these same aromas combined with notes of honey, orange peel and apricot jam. Note slight tangy finish.
The nose is delicate, fruity and slightly woody. The palate is fat, rich and balanced. It reveals hints of dried fruits, lemon, exotic fruits combined with a light vegetal note but also spices and slight smoky notes.
The nose is crisp, fruity and rich fruit. The palate is full, balanced, round, fresh and fruity. It develops notes of exotic fruits (especially pineapple, lychee) associated with hints of pear and melon.
A wine finer and more elegant than the previous Pinot Noir. It’s marked by red fruits. The nose reveals notes of red fruits (strawberry, raspberry, cherry), flowers (violet, rose) with smoky and woody notes. The palate is full, fresh and mineral. The palate expresses notes of red fruits (raspberry, strawberry) with notes of plum, vanilla…
A nose with notes of black fruits, licorice, and spice (cedar, pepper, tobacco). The taste is delicious, fruity and well balanced. He reveals notes of black cherry, plum and blackberry combined with light woody, spicy (vanilla) and some vegetal notes.
A fresh wine, round, pleasant and very aromatic. The nose is fruity with notes of peach, honey, flowers (acacia, lavender) and exotic fruits. The palate is smooth and reveals exotic citrus, apricot, white fruit (pear) and fruit (coconut, pineapple) associated with hints of honey and caramel. The finish is pleasant and fruity.