Wine Review – Charles Baker Picone Vineyard Riesling

Charles Baker Picone Vineyard Riesling 2012 Wine BottleNot sweet, but still easy to drink…

Name: Picone Vineyard Riesling

Vintage: 2012

Producer: Charles Baker

Region/Country: Vinemount Ridge, Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Grape Varietal(s): Riesling

Consumed: Atelier Restaurant in Ottawa

Recommended By: The restaurant sommelier, Gabriel

Cost: Unknown

Bottle Presentation: Simple, yet distinctive and classy

Appearance: Pale gold

Nose: Petrol, minerals, citrus

Taste: Evolving from petrol to minerals, followed by citrus, which consisted of lemons and grapefruit, with a nice acidity

Finish: Lemons and grapefruit

Overall Impression: Overall, a very nice Riesling! Though a little sharp, it offered a nice combination of tastes, as well as an evolution of notes from petrol to minerals, to citrus, and it remained easy to drink.

Rating (from 70 to 100): 88/100

Value: n/a

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