With winter in full swing, it’s time to enjoy some liquid gold. We’ve compiled a list of the best icewine in Niagara that you need to try this winter.
Several wineries in the area have mastered the art of producing top-notch icewine, each with its unique flair and style.
Whether you’re looking for a classic Vidal, or to try something a little different ( like a Pinot Noir Icewine), here are six bottles you can add to your list this season.
Joseph’s Estate 2012 Vidal Icewine
Making icewine since the 1980s, this local spot is one of the original liquid gold pioneers. They currently have a variety of bottles to choose from (including icewine which dates back to 1998).
However, the 2012 is a much more affordable option. With flavours of apricot and honey, it’s the perfect late-night treat.
Lakeview Cellars Gewürztraminer Icewine
If you love sweets, this would be the icewine for you. With Gewürztraminer already being a sweet variety, this bottle has a rich palate of apple, ginger and cider. It’s a must-try.
Looking to pair it with something? Try some vanilla ice cream topped with mango.
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Between the Lines Icewalker Vidal Icewine
When it comes to a classic vidal icewine, you’ll want to keep Between the Lines in mind.
With a taste of bright pink lady apple and caramelized sugars, it’s a great before or after dinner treat.
Inniskillin Vidal Icewine
With a crisp and bold acidity, this icewine comes alive in your mouth. You can expect flavours of peach and candied brown sugar.
It’s a classic icewine that is sure to be a winner at your next family gathering.
Château des Charmes 2018 Cabernet Icewine
The red hue of this icewine speaks to its distinctive flavour. With a blend of both Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, you’ll get a different aroma than the typical liquid gold.
With hints of cedar, dark chocolate, cranberry and strawberry, it’s the perfect winter pour.
Pillitteri 2019 Racina Pinot Noir Icewine
For something unique, you’ll want to try this Pinot Noir icewine. With a pale orange colour, you’ll taste some red cherry, apricot, pomegranate, walnut and more.
It easily makes the list of some of the best icewine in Niagara.