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2012 Macari Vineyards Dessert & Ice Wine "Block E"

Winery: Macari Vineyards

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Block E"

Wine Category: Dessert & Ice Wine

Grape blend: 45% Chardonnay, 26% Riesling, 18% Viognier, 9% Pinot Gris & 2% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 375 ml

Region: Long Island

State or country: NY

Price: $32

Cases produced: 243

KWG Score: 94 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: August 8, 2016

Wine Review: This dark yellow colored dessert wine from Macari is fantastic! It was my favorite wine that I discovered on Long Island. It opens with a lemon and ginger like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and concentrated. The flavor profile is a delicious ripe pear with notes of apricot and honey. I also detected a hint of candied ginger. The finish pleasantly sweet and fades away nicely. This wine would be perfect poured over vanilla bean ice cream or with macaroon cookies. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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