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Riesling Yakima Valley, Washington

Riesling Yakima Valley, Washington Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: This wine was made from fruit sourced out of the Yakima Valley in eastern Washington. The juice was separated into 4 separate lots and then innoculated with 4 different yeasts. This produces a wine that is wonderfully fruity and has apricot and peaches on the nose, with passion fruit, peach, mango, grapefruit and a hint of banana and flint on the palate. An off dry Riesling it has about 1% residual sugar and is great with a fruit and cheese plate or spicy foods like Mexican and Asian dishes. Recommended by NW Palate magazine: "The aromas of this wine are like smelling a harvest basket of fruit...Viscous flavors of apricot and white peach are mouthfilling, while a wink of zippy acidity on the finish gives verve."

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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