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2004 Riesling

2004 Riesling Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: The 2004 season, with its cool rainy summer and warm dry autumn, was a noteworthy year for Riesling. This crisp, structured wine has a lovely bouquet with flint and grapefruit highlights. With more grapefruit and lime on the palate, this dry wine will be a great match with shellfish, savoury pork dishes and heavy cream-based sauces.

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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