Selaks White Blend Marlborough Ice Wine 2011
Selaks Premium Selection Ice is rich and luscious, with flavours of marmalade, dried apricots and honey. The palate has a slightly oily texture, with a seamless blend of concentrated fruit sweetness and crisp, clean acidity. Lingering on the palate, the finish is deliciously sweet and refreshing.
Not too viscous or syrupy. this could probably be confused in a blind tasting for a sweet riesling. woo-wee this is tasty with granny smith apple and pineapples for days. I haven't smelled this much petrol since the last Australian riesling I drank. That's what she said? Definitely not what I was expecting when I screwed the cap off.
Three and a half glasses
Balanced, rich, citrus. Nice mouthfeel. Apples and pears. Not too sweet, no raisin.
Great with fruit and nuts. Apple and honey on the nose. Big grapefruit on the palate. Crisp, intense, and not cloying.
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A Proprietary Blend wine from Marlborough in New Zealand. 2010 Selaks Ice Wine 375ml
Winery notes This seductive wine reveals the secret of producing an outstanding ultra-sweet wine; optimum balance between fruit sweetness and crisp clean acidity. Made predominately from Riesling and Gewurztraminer this wine never fails to make friends. It tastes sweet and oily yet never cloying.
A Proprietary Blend wine from Marlborough in New Zealand. 2006 Selaks Ice Wine Premium Selection 375ml
Selaks, a long-established family estate on New Zealand's north island, now has a second winery in Marlborough, where this luscious dessert wine is produced. A blend of Riesling and Gewürz, the wine's honeyed sweetness is balanced by fine acidity.
Very pale yellow-gold color. Slightly swampy aromas of apricot syrup, mirabelle, lime and mint, with a hint of heat showing. Then juicy, gingery and supple in the mouth, and already quite expressive. But a distinctly easygoing style of ice wine, without the concentration, structure or gripping acidity normally shown by the category of sweet wine.
Rich and sweet, balanced with vibrant acidity, with spicy, floral overtones to the apricot and honey flavors, finishing with a refreshing tautness. Gewürztraminer and Riesling. Drink now through 2010.
Sweet, tangy and intense, with very good concentration to candied green apple, peach and apricot flavors. Gewürtraminer and Riesling. Drink now through 2010.
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