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Riesling Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: 100 % Riesling, harvested from an older, warmer site and a more Northern cool climate site. 2005 gave us normal yields and great harvest weather. Brilliant, light straw color. Graceful, balanced Riesling fermented at cool temperatures to maximize varietal aromas and flavors. Shows abundant ripe apple and floral notes, with undercurrents of mineral. Follows our traditional style of a light sweetness with a clean, crisp finish. While it can be held for up to 2 years to gain bottle character, this is a white wine made to be enjoyed young. A very versatile wine for a variety of occasions.

Varietal Definition
On the sweeter end of the spectrum, some of the best dessert wines should give thanks to the Riesling varietal. Riesling is known for its complementary nature of combining balanced acidity with sugar. Rieslings are made dry to sweet, but it is the sweet style Riesling that brought about its popularity in the United States. With the rise of spicy sauces, marinades and dips to flavor our meal, Riesling plays a part in taking off the edge of the heat. Riesling is known for a number of signature characteristics: floral, citrus and pear. Riesling has peaked in California with 11,000 acres planted. Today, Monterey County’s cool-climate areas and its long growing season produce good amounts of character for the Riesling grape. Outside of


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