Home   Map   Blog Roll   WineCompass   Wine 101   My Compass 

Riesling, Columbia Valley

Riesling, Columbia Valley Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: This Alsatian style Riesling is from LesVignes de Marcoux, Muncey Park and Naches Heights Vineyards. It has a minerality, acidity and concentration of fruit that we feel is on par with some of the best Rieslings in the world. It has wonderful pear and green-apple flavors, along with hints of grapefruit, tropical mango and a long fruit-filled finish. Try with fresh fruit and creme fraiche, or with mild cheeses. 100 cases produced.

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


Back to Kana Winery information