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2002 Riesling

2002 Riesling Wine Details
Price: $13.99 per bottle

Description: Light golden straw color, apricot/peach aroma, flavors of apricot, peach, citrus zest, and nectarines. The finish is luscious, full and very refreshing. (3%) AWARDS: Gold - NYS Fair 2003. Silver- American Wine Society Commercial. Wine Competition 2003. Silver – Long Beach Grand Cru Int’l 2003. Silver – Indy International 2003. Silver - Amenti del Vino Int’l 2003. Silver – NY Wine & Food Classic 2003. Silver – Great Lakes Wine Competition 2004

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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