Peller Ice Cuvee Sparkling NV

£24.74

6 Bottles: £148.50

VAT included

Very fine bubbles spiral upwards, through this brilliant yellow straw coloured wine. The bouquet of apricot, yeast and ripe apple, with hints of honey, are followed by tropical fruits on the palate and a refreshing sweet grapefruit finish.

GOLD MEDAL, American Wine Society 2006
GOLD MEDAL, All Canadian Wine Championships 2007
 

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Country: Canada
Region: Ontario
Grapes: Grape Chardonnay 70 ; Grape Pinot Noir 30
Tasting Note:
Very fine bubbles spiral upwards, through this brilliant yellow straw
coloured wine. The bouquet of apricot, yeast and ripe apple, with
hints of honey, are followed by tropical fruits on the palate and a
refreshing sweet grapefruit finish.
Winemaking:
Using the ‘methode classique’, individual batches of Chardonnay
and Pinot Noir are fermented in tank. A cuvee is made using a
selection of these wines which are then bottled with yeast and
sugar. After ageing on the lees for approximately 30 months, the
bottles are riddled, degorged and a dosage of Icewine (110ml) is
added
Food matching:
Enjoy before a meal with salty appetizers, seafood or creamy
risotto or with fresh fruit and creamy cheeses.
Awards:
GOLD MEDAL, American Wine Society 2006 GOLD MEDAL, All
Canadian Wine Championships 2007 SILVER MEDAL,
Effervescents du Monde, Chaintré France 2006 SILVER MEDAL,
Grand Harvest Awards 2007, California SILVER MEDAL,
International Wine Challenge 2011 BRONZE MEDAL, Decanter
World Wine Awards 2012 SILVER MEDAL, International Wine &
Spirit Competition 2012 BRONZE MEDAL, International Wine &
Spirit Competition 2013 COMMENDED, Decanter World Wine
Awards 2014 COMMENDED, International Wine Challenge 2014 90
points – It shows lavish peachy and apricot flavours, with a sweet
mouthfeel but a dry twist at the end. Very addictive - Gordon
Stimmel, Toronto Star, December 20 2006 3 stars out of 5 – Vines
magazine, January/February 2007 "It’s deftly made fizz offering
excellent value and with a small amount of ice wine – made from
grapes which have frozen to the vine – dosed in to enrich and
boost flavour. Amazing and well worth tracking down." Olly Smith,
Mail on Sunday, November 2010 "...or a fruitier fizz, consider
sparkling ice wines from Canada. Peller Ice Cuvee is mellow and
fruitful and hugely popular …." Olly Smith, Mail On Sunday, August
2012 "Champagne is a classic pairing but this year my favourite
match is from Canada. Peller Ice Cuvee, a slightly rounder, more
fruity fizz that picks up in the intensity of the smoky and salty
salmon and delivers an outstanding pairing." Olly Smith, Mail on
Sunday, December 2012 (Christmas food pairing with smoked
salmon) "If you really want some Valentine’s romance, Peller Ice
Cuvée from Canada is the ultimate way to Romance Central –
traditional method fizz imbued with jot of Ice Wine to intensify the
fruity and mellow character. It’s love in a glass." Olly Smith, Mail on
Sunday, February 2013 "One of the best bubblies around with a jot

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Data sheet

Vintage
NV
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles