Processing Your Order...

Search for ""

Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to update and using the latest version
of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

Yes, Update Now

New Customers Save $30 off $100+* with code JULYNEW30

New Customers Save $30* with code JULYNEW30

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 7/31/2018. The $30 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Due to state regulations, we cannot ship wine to California
Flat front label of wine
Flat front label of wine

Inniskillin Sparkling Icewine (375ML half-bottle) 2002

Other Dessert from Canada
  • WE91
  • WS90
    0% ABV
    • WS92
    All Vintages
    Currently Unavailable $78.99
    Try the
    78 99
    78 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
    Ships Wed, Jul 25
    Limit 0 bottles per customer
    Sold in increments of 0
    Add to Cart
    0
    Limit Reached
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Share
    Vintage Alert
    Alert me when new vintages are available
    Rate for better recommendations
    (256 characters remaining)
    Cancel Save

    0.0 0 Ratings
      0% ABV

      Winemaker Notes

      Viticulture
      100% Vidal grapes grown in the Niagara Peninsula.

      Vinification
      This very unique Sparkling wine has been crafted using Icewine asa cuvée and produced in accordance with the "Méthode CuveClose." During fermentation, the naturally occurring carbondioxide is trapped inside the stainless steel tank and dissolves intothe wine.

      Tasting notes
      Aromas of nectarines and apricots dominate the nose, with a hintof lychee nut in the background. On the palate, this wine shows avery delicate but lively effervescence, which harmoniouslybalances the generous natural acidity.

      Food Pairing Suggestions
      Sparkling Icewine, on its own, helps celebrate any occasion as anapéritif or will pair divinely with fresh fruit platters, fruit soup, fruitsalad, poached fruits, soufflés, pound and genoise cakes, andsorbets. A delightful surprise with foie gras and cheeses such asRoquefort, Saga, Cambonzola, Blue Ermite, le Ciel de Charlevoix,Bleu de la Moutonniere, Bleubry Cayer, Cabrales, Mascarpone,Devon Cream, Torta and Gorgonzola.

      Serving Temp: Well chilled 5 - 9°C.

      Aging: Enjoy now through 2007.

      Critical Acclaim

      All Vintages
      WE 91
      Wine Enthusiast
      WS 90
      Wine Spectator
      View More
      Inniskillin

      Inniskillin

      View all wine
      Inniskillin, Canada
      Image of winery
      Austrian-born and monastically educated, Karl J. Kaiser, and native Canadian Donald J.P. Ziraldo, a decendant of a family of winegrowers in Northern Italy, founded Innisklillin Wines on July 31, 1975, obtaining the first winery license granted in the province of Ontario since 1929. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake at the historic Brae Burn Estate, Inniskillin was founded upon and is dedicated to the principle of producing outstanding wines from vinifera wine grapes grown in the Niagara Peninsula. Karl and Donald tirelessly tested the new ground of Niagara, grafting old-world wisdom in the new-world terroir. Inniskillin rocketed to international notoriety when its pioneering 1989 Vidal Icewine was awarded the Grand Prix d'Honneur at Vinexpo 1991, and drew worldwide attention to Canada's burgeoning wine industry.

      What is Icewine?
      VQA Icewine is a highly concentrated dessert wine made by harvesting grapes naturally frozen on the vine at -10 C in December-January. Inniskillin VQA Icewine is internationally awarded and recognized and is exported throughout the world.

      With a cool climate suitable for more than just icewine production, Canada is also home to excellent dry still and sparkling wines. Most viticulture is based in Ontario on the east coast and British Columbia on the west coast. Because of the high risk of winter freeze and spring frost, plantings are typically centered on large bodies of water to take advantage of their temperature moderating effects.

      In Ontario, particularly on the Niagara Peninsula, aromatic white varieties like Riesling and Gewürztraminer are most successful, often with racy acidity and citrus notes. Many wineries produce both dry and semi-dry versions. Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Gamay, and Cabernet Franc perform nicely here as well. For icewine, French-American hybrid variety Vidal is popular. In British Columbia, many of the same grapes are grown, but there is also a significant emphasis on Bordeaux varieties—especially Merlot.

      Other Dessert

      View all wine

      Apart from the classics, we find many regional gems of different styles.

      Late harvest wines are probably the easiest to understand. Grapes are picked so late that the sugars build up and residual sugar remains after the fermentation process. Ice wine, a style founded in Germany and there referred to as eiswein, is an extreme late harvest wine, produced from grapes frozen on the vine, and pressed while still frozen, resulting in a higher concentration of sugar. It is becoming a specialty of Canada as well, where it takes on the English name of ice wine.

      Vin Santo, literally “holy wine,” is a Tuscan sweet wine made from drying the local white grapes Trebbiano Toscano and Malvasia in the winery and not pressing until somewhere between November and March.

      Rutherglen is an historic wine region in northeast Victoria, Australia, famous for its fortified Topaque and Muscat with complex tawny characteristics.

      SOU138304_2002 Item# 62946