No age statement
Category: Canadian white icewines
Product of: Canada
Named after Wayne Gretzky, a famous Canadian hockey player who has a stake in the wine brand, No.99 is a reference to his former National Hockey League jersey number. This wine is made by Peller Estates from Vidal grapes harvested in the Niagara Peninsula while frozen.
Sampled on 02/03/2017
(Sample 2012 vintage) Clear, deep coppery golden amber.
Pungent dried apricot, pineapple and mango, honey, demerara sugar and prunes.
Rich and honeyed with intense fruit, apricot jam and orange marmalade.
Honeyed and dried pineapple and rich sultanas.
Acidity struggles to balance intense jammy tropical fruit honeyed sweetness with apricot jam and orange marmalade.
Closure: Natural cork stopper