Wayne Gretzky Estates No.99 Vidal Icewine

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alc./vol:
11%

Proof:
22°

Vintage:
2012

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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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