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Dry Riesling

Dry Riesling Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Dry Riesling is a blend of the Humphrey’s Adria Vineyard and Elk Cove’s Windhill vineyard. Both 30 year old sites produced Riesling of great complexity and unique character. The wine shows lifted aromas of white florals, fresh papaya, ripe citrus and mineral notes. Concentrated flavors of fresh peach, wet stones, and lemon sorbet are balanced by a fine backbone of ripe acidity. This 2004 release has all the excellent fruit weight and concentration characteristic of our Riesling.

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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