Wayne Gretzky Estates No.99 Vidal Icewine

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Wayne Gretzky No.99 Vidal Icewine

Produced by: Peller Estates
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alc./vol: 11%

Proof: 22°

Vintage: 2012

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Canada 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.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 02/03/2017

Appearance:

(Sample 2012 vintage) Clear, deep coppery golden amber.

Aroma:

Pungent dried apricot, pineapple and mango, honey, demerara sugar and prunes.

Taste:

Rich and honeyed with intense fruit, apricot jam and orange marmalade.

Aftertaste:

Honeyed and dried pineapple and rich sultanas.

Overall:

Acidity struggles to balance intense jammy tropical fruit honeyed sweetness with apricot jam and orange marmalade.

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