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2012 Lakewood Vineyards Glaciovinum Ice Wine, Finger Lakes, USA

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $31

Grape Variety

Delaware is a versatile American hybrid grape that was introduced to the world in the city of Delaware, Ohio, in 1849. It is quite widely grown in the Midwest and northeast of the US, particularly New York State (but not so much in the state of Delaware, where little wine is made). Delaware is also extensively planted in Japan, where it is used in the production of light table wine.


  • The Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is one of the eastern United States' finest wine-growing areas. This cool-climate zone is known particularly for its high-quality Riesling, which is produced in both dry and sweeter styles, and even as lusciously sweet ice wine.

    With its short growing season and icy winters, the Finger Lakes area has much in common with the key winegrowing regions of Germany. It is no coincidence that Riesling (the quintessential German wine grape) is by far the most successful and widely planted variety in Finger Lakes vineyards. The classic dry Finger Lakes Riesling is characterized by refreshing acidity and aromas of citrus, apple and chalky minerality.

  • New York State is one of America's most populous states, located just south of New England on the north-eastern Atlantic Coast. The state ranks among the most viticulturally productive in the US, with only Washington and California producing more grapes. New York's best wines are made from ...more

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