2015 Vidal Icewine

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Tzafona Cellars 2015 Vidal Icewine

Tzafona Cellars Vidal Icewine...Yellow gold in color, with bursting notes of ripe lychees, dried apricots, honeysuckle and fresh ripe citrus on the nose. Full-bodied with a delightfully viscous, almost oily mouth-feel, on the palate again lychees, dried apricots and peaches, dried pears, candied orange peels, a touch of mango and honey with well-balanced medium to medium-plus acidity as well as notes of ginger and tangerines on the practically endless finish. Very special wine, unique and delicious.

Specifications

Vintage - 2015
Appellation - Niagara on the Lake
Varietal - Vidal Blanc
Volume - 375ml
ABV - 11.5%
Acid
Residual Sugar - 200
Brix at Harvest - 39.5

Food Pairings

Cheese: 

Icewine and cheese is an incredible pairing experience at the beginning or end of the meal. Combine the strength, flavour and rich texture of Icewine with cheeses such as: blue veined, triple cream, goat cheese, washed rind cheeses, aged cheeses, salty parmesan.
TIP: For an easy and impressive combination soak your favourite dried fruit in Vidal Icewine (from 30 minutes to a full day) and serve with nuts as a fantastic cheese topping. Suggested dried fruits: dried peaches, apricots, apples, golden raisins.

 

Dessert:

For the perfect pairing your dessert should never be sweeter than the Icewine.
  • Vidal icewine pairs quite well with a wide range of fruit-based desserts, whether you’re serving a banana pudding, a peach cobbler, or a pineapple upside-down cake.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon icewine complements berry-centered desserts whether you’re working with strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries. Or, if you’re serving a rich dessert like chocolate, custard, or a crème brulee, look for a Cabernet Sauvignon icewine so that the wine and the creamy richness of your dish won’t be in competition with one another.
TIP: For easy pairings remember white Icewine is beautiful with fruit based desserts while red Icewine is exquisite with dark chocolate.

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