Tasting Notes: Juicy aromas of strawberry, raspberry and rhubarb dominate the nose, which is perfectly mirrored in the robust concentration on the palate. These rich and delicious flavours are perfectly complemented by a bright, well balanced acidity.
Canada is the ideal environment for making Icewine. To produce superior Icewine, summers must be hot and winters cold and sharp. Only Ontario has a winter climate cold enough to ensure an annual Icewine crop. Grapes are picked frozen at -10˚C (14°F), in the middle of the night, to capture peak quality. They are immediately pressed to extract water in the form of ice crystals, leaving only a tiny amount of pure, concentrated nectar. About three kilograms (seven pounds) of grapes are required to produce a single 0.375L bottle of Icewine—the same quantity would yield ten times as much table wine.
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Food Match: Traditionally paired with dark chocolate. Combine the chocolate with red, fruit-based desserts and you have a great wine and culinary match.
Rating: Recognized as one of the 'The World's Most Admired Wine Brands, 2018, 2019 & 2020'