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89 • Camelot Cellars 2008 Riesling Ice Wine, American $23.95/375 ml.
Pale golden color. Dense aromas of golden raisin, Champagne vinaigrette, and cinnamon peach butter with a silky fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a honeyed apple sauce, fig newton, and peppery spice snap on the finish. Nice structure and table friendliness; serve with triple cream cheeses. (tasted on Jul-11-2011)
88 • Johnson Estate 2009 Estate Grown, Ice Wine of Chambourcin, Lake Erie $34.99/375 ml.
Deep garnet brown color. Aromas of baked figs, blackberries and chestnuts with a vibrant, concentrated fruity sweet full body and a tangy, mouthwatering lemon sorbet, red grape and cassis jam finish. A sensationally vibrant dessert wine that will cut through creamy cheeses. (tasted on Jul-11-2011)
87 • Camelot Cellars 2008 Cabernet Franc Ice Wine, American $23.95/375 ml.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright crimson ruby color. Aromas of strawberry Jell-O and cherry Kool-aid powder with a silky sweet light-to-medium body and sugary strawberry sorbet finish. Quite candied, but tasty; pair with cheesecake. (tasted on Jul-11-2011)