Tawse Quarry Road Riesling 2013, VQA Vinemount Ridge

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Riesling Riesling
Ontario, Canada

$23.95 (198853)

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  • 9090
90 pts
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Tawse
Tawse

Critic Reviews (7)

David Lawrason
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David Lawrason

This has evolved into one of Niagara's go-to rieslings for mineral lovers. Maybe it's name association with quarry,...

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Treve Ring
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Treve Ring

Electric and exciting from first whiff to the lingering finish - impressive from this 7 year old certified organic...

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Rémy Charest
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Rémy Charest

With its tight, compact nose, its mineral notes coupled to ripe, peachy aromas, this is just a baby. Well done, will...

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John Szabo, MS
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John Szabo, MS

The 2013 Tawse Quarry Road riesling is a lean and taught wine with lots of tension and minerality, tempered by a...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
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National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2015 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2015.

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Steve Thurlow
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Steve Thurlow

This is an elegant nervy riesling with just enough sweetness to balance the racy acidity yet leaving the finish...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

Although this Riesling is made from young vines (7 years old), the Tawse Quarry Road from the Vinemount Ridge...

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Community Reviews (2)

Denise Pressman
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Trevor Sabourin
Trevor Sabourin

Incredibly vibrant, thanks to the tension between high, mouth-tingling acidity and just the perfect amount of residual sugar. The nose is dominated by wet stone minerality and lime, with sweeter suggestions of apricot, yellow apple, honey, beeswax, and white flowers. Some petrol too. On the palate there is tons of ripe, sweet citrus (candied lime, tangerine), stone fruit, yellow apple, and honey, all held in check by intense acidity and more wet stone character. Quite long, almost dry finish, with lemon/lime, peach, honey, and wet stone lingering.

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