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2007 Oregon White Riesling Willamette Valley

2007 Oregon White Riesling Willamette Valley Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: This semi-sweet, Spatlese-style Riesling exhibits aromas of honeysuckle and pear followed by crisp apple-like flavors accented by honey and floral notes. A cold, wet April delayed bud break, but then came the scorching July heat wave. We had 21 days over 90 degrees, which was only two days short of the all-time record. These vineyard blocks of Riesling were some of the oldest in the Willamette Valley (planted in the mid-1970's).

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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