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Riesling, Columbia Valley

Riesling, Columbia Valley Wine Details

Description: This Riesling was kept in stainless steel tanks in order to keep the crispness and freshness characteristic of this wonderful varietal. Our 2004 Riesling is a bounty of aromas and flavors. Fragrant fresh aromas of apple, pear and orange blossom fill your senses. The silky palate is artistically underscored by a wonderful crispness. The lingering mouthfeel evokes visions of carefree afternoons spent with friends and family.

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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