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Caroline Cellars Vidal Icewine 2001 (Niagara Peninsula, Ontario)
$29.95 for 375 mL (Available only at the winery, 905-468-8814, www.lakeitfarms.com)
The ultimate bargain in Ontario Icewines. Pale straw colour; honeyed peach nose; spicy, medium to full body with spicy dried apricot, melon and honey flavours. ****˝
Food match: sipping wine or with berry desserts

Hillebrand Trius Riesling 2002 (Niagara Peninsula, Ontario)
$14.95
This is one of the most reliable Rieslings, year in year out, from Ontario. Pale straw with a lime note; on the nose, lemon peel, minerals; crisp lime flavour with a touch of honey in the mid palate; finishes with lively acidity. ****
Food match: grilled sardines, ceviche

Ernest & Julio Gallo Sierra Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2002 (California)
$8.95
Sierra Valley is a bargain-priced new label from Gallo. Greenish colour and very pale; dry, grassy, green plum nose; medium-bodied with recognizable varietal character – very dry, grapefruit and lemon flavour. Good value for the price. ***
Food match: goat's cheese salad, fresh shrimps

 

 

 

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