Paring Ice Wine with our Wine Pies is a perfect match when you want to enjoy our Rhubarb & Strawberry pie called “Blissful”
It’s a type of dessert wine produced from grapes that have been frozen while still on the vine. The sugars and other dissolved solids do not freeze, but the water does, allowing for a more concentrated grape juice to develop. The grapes must be pressed from the frozen grapes, resulting in a smaller amount of more concentrated, very sweet wine.
Ice wine production is limited to that minority of the world’s wine-growing regions where the necessary cold temperatures can be expected to be reached with some regularity. Canada and Germany are the world’s largest producers of ice wines. Napa valley is starting to develop ice wine. About 75 percent of the ice wine in Canada comes from Ontario.
According to Wine Dryness
Ice wine is a very sweet wine that is made from grapes that were left to freeze while still on the vine. The freezing concentrates sugars in the grapes, which gives a smaller yield of much sweeter wine. Ice wines are made from a variety of grapes, including Riesling, Vidal, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. All ice wines are very sweet and are considered ‘dessert wines’.
What are the best Wine Pies to enjoy with an Ice Wine?
We would recommend having it with our Rhubarb & Strawberry pie. Blissful
Rhubarb tends to be very tart, adding sugar or some Agave is needed to sweeten it up. Adding the Strawberries compliments it very well. It’s a really big favorite if you come from the mid-western states or Canada.
When you buy a Sedona Pie be sure to get your favorite Ice wine to balance it out.
Go to our Wine pie page.
Here’s where you can get Ice Wines.
Here’s some Canadian Ice Wines to check out, your US$ will go a long way.
Found a Napa Valley Ice Wine Joseph Phelps Eisrebe Ice Wine.
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