Pillitteri Estates Winery
The fruit for our Reserve Vidal Icewine comes from our oldest and best vineyards. Our meticulous selection criteria begins in the vineyard and concludes in the cellar where we examine the final wine’s sugar, acidity, pH and alcohol balance to determine if it is worthy of our Reserve Icewine level.
A golden straw colour, this Icewine is explosive in the nose and on the pallet. With notes of ripe pear, lychees in syrup, floral aromas and candied citrus on the nose. The palate is intensely mouth-filling with flavours of peach, baking spices and tropical fruits. It’s sweetness is balanced by cleansing acidity which lengthens the finish.
This wine is perfect as an aperitif or digestif. It also can be enjoyed with stong cheeses (aged cheddar, deep-veined blue cheese, etc.) or desserts less sweet than the Icewine (focus on citrus flavours).
Appellation: VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
Blend: 100% Vidal
Brix at Harvest: 39.1 ◦Brix
Alcohol: 11% ABV
Residual Sugar: 232g/L
Korea Wine Challenge | South Korea - 2021 | Gold
Great American International Wine Competition | USA - 2017 | Gold
International Wine and Spirits Competition | United Kingdom - 2018 | Silver Outstanding
International Wine Challenge | United Kingdom - 2017 | Silver
Decanter Asia Wine Awards | Hong Kong - 2018 | Silver
Decanter World Wine Awards | United Kingdom - 2017 | Bronze
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