I visited the niagara area and had my first taste of icewine awhile back - it was incredible for a lover of sweet wines. This wine, though, was a tad disappointing in comparison. Sweeter than normal wine, only slightly syrup-like. Good, but not what I expected at icewine prices. I feel like a true ice wine should be thicker, more viscous. Perhaps this is because it is made from apples, not grapes. I would buy again, but probably not before checking to see if a true grape icewine is in stock, preferably from Canada where they are actually regulated. NOTE: The bottle label says 13.5% alcohol, rather than 12% as advertised.
Caveat: I don't consider myself a wine connoisseur. I prefer sweet wines, which is why I chose to try this ice wine. Even with the residual sugar content, I found this wine to be too tart with a grapefruity aftertaste. Not my style; I was quite disappointed. I give this two stars instead of one because it's not the worst tasting wine I've ever had.