The grapes for this 100% Nova Scotian Riesling are from the Annapolis Valley's Gaspereau Estate, Black Dogs and Warner's Vineyards. The classic characteristics of apple and lime, a bright backbone of acidity, and an off-dry finish make a perfect pairing with goat cheese or pork.
The nose shows a distinct mineral note interwoven with classic apple and floral aromas and a hint of white pepper. The aromatics on the nose allude to a classic Riesling palate; one that achieves balance between vibrant acidity and just the right touch of sweetness.
True to the impression given on the nose, the palate reveals a freshness and minerality that only Riesling grown in a cool climate can achieve. Gaspereau Vineyards’ Riesling is a blend of Riesling grown in three distinct locations in the Annapolis Valley: Gaspereau Estate, Black Dogs and Warner’s vineyards. Combining these unique terroirs creates a truly Nova Scotian Riesling. Notes of apple with floral undertones and hints of dried apricot are expressed on the palate with a dominate mineral note. It finishes with a refreshing acidity, a lingering apple and mineral note and a balanced sweetness.
Pair with cream and broth-based soups, pork roasts, seafood, sushi and various fresh cheeses.
Riesling finishes with a refreshing acidity, a lingering apple and mineral note and a balanced sweetness, making this off dry wine perfectly food-friendly.