PondView Estate Winery, Icewine "Vidal" 2014, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
Full-bodied and gorgeously rich with intense aromas of apricot and citrus marmalade, and honey flavors with tropical notes of mango, baked pear and apricot jam on the palate followed by a lush, lingering finish. This wine is perfect as dessert on its own or with fruit cobbler or flan.
APPELLATION (AVA): Niagara-on-the-Lake
REGION: Niagara Peninsula
SUBREGION: Four Mile Creek
VINEYARDS: Bella Terra Vineyards
GRAPES: Vidal Blanc
PRACTICE: Vegan, sustainable
COLOR: Deep golden, caramel
PRIMARY AROMAS: Honeysuckle, caramelized peaches, savory, umami
FLAVOR: Very viscous texture, lingering finish of baked apple pie and brown butter
FORMAT: 750 ml
SERVICE AND SUGGESTION:
Enjoy on its own as dessert or pair with apricot pie.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER: PondView Estate Winery
Nestled amongst the sprawling vineyards of the prestigious Four Mile Creek sub-appellation, PondView Estate Winery sits on a 50 acre grape farm that has been tended to by the Puglisi family since 1974.
Our family-owned winery is headed by Luciano (Lou) Puglisi who draws on grape-growing knowledge and experience that has been handed down from one generation to the next. As you sip any one of PondView's wines, you are tasting three generations of grape-growing and winemaking experience.