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2014 Standing Stone Vineyards Dessert & Ice Wine "Riesling Ice"

Winery: Standing Stone Vineyards

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Riesling Ice"

Wine Category: Dessert & Ice Wine

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 375 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $25

Cases produced: 486

KWG Score: 93 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: August 6, 2017

Wine Review: This dark yellow colored ice-styled wine from the Finger Lakes is a good value. It opens with a fragrant apricot and golden raisin bouquet with a hint of honey. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, slightly acidic and rich. The flavor profile is a honey and pineapple blend with hints of apricot and golden raisin. It closes with a sweet and long finish that lingers for quite some time. The Panel suggested enjoying this wine on its own or pairing it with vanilla biscotti. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This powerfully elegant wine shows off up front lemon aromas followed by very long and rich hints of meringue. Classic mouth filling flavors of ripe lemon and pear are on display, with rich creaminess broadening the palate. Enjoy this "ice style" Riesling with spiced curried walnuts for a snack, with spicy chicken wings for dinner, or with ripe blue cheese after dinner.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Standing Stone 2014 Riesling Ice.

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