Niagara Escarpment, Niagara Peninsula

Cave Spring

Estate Beamsville Bench Riesling 2017

First time trying ice wine, and though they pick the grapes before the first frost so not technically ice wine this really impressed it was sweet and had some natural bitters like tannins from apples and pears — 23 days ago

Peller Estates

Ice Cuvée Classic Andrew Peller Signature Series Niagara Peninsula Champagne Blend

Pale straw color.
Aromas of apple, Cider, honeysuckle, citrus.
Medium-dry. Flavors of lime, pear, honeydew, orange blossom.

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 3/5
Balance: 4/5
Finish: 4/5
— 6 months ago

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Le Clos Jordanne

Le Grand Clos Twenty Mile Bench VQA Chardonnay 2020

Pale straw color.
Aromas of toasted brioche, citrus.
Dry. Flavors of white peach, lemon, buttered toast.

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 2/5
Balance: 4/5
Finish: 5/5
— 7 months ago

Tom liked this

Inniskillin

Icewine Vidal 2021

Extremely sweet. Strong taste of honey. I actually really liked it despite its off putting color and strong syrupy taste. — a month ago

The Foreign Affair

Dream Abbraccio Merlot Blend 2020

The Foreign Affair Dream 2020
Niagara Peninsula VQA

Medium ruby color.
Aromas of black plum, vegetal/herbal.
Dry. Flavors of black plum, licorice, roasted red bell pepper, thyme.

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 4/5
Balance: 3/5
Finish: 4/5
— 7 months ago

Two Sisters

Niagara River Cabernet Franc 2013

Amazingly complex why’ve many layers. Great legs and just oh smooth — 8 months ago

Inniskillin

Vidal Icewine 2021

Very strong sake, plum, lychee aroma. Guava and lychee flavor, full bodied the entire time, extremely sweet. Hints of agave in the aftertaste. This has been my favorite wine of the semester but it’s probably just the sugar, sorry Stoler have fun in Hawaii — a month ago

Thirty Bench

Beamsville Bench Red Blend 2011

Time to pour the Thirty Bench Red again to go with pasta. — 6 months ago

Heather Leatham
with Heather

Domaine Queylus

Tradition Pinot Noir 2021

Pale ruby-garnet color.
Aromas of raspberry, red cherry, cranberry, geranium.
Dry. Flavors of raspberry, sour red cherry, cranberry, floral. Delicate tannins, high acidity.

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 2/5
Balance: 5/5
Finish: 5/5
— 7 months ago