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Riesling Wine Details

Description: 2009 Winner of San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Silver Medal. 2009 Winner of Eastern International Wine Competition, Silver Medal. 2009 Winner of Southwest Wine Competition, Taos, NM, Silver Medal. This is a delightly fresh wine, both crisp and semi-dry. Reminiscent of a delicate bouquet of white flowers, our Riesling embodies a citrus taste with hints of lemon & pineapple. An excellent accompaniment to seafood such as grilled salmon or shrimp, poultry dishes with rich cream sauces or a myriad of cheese delicacies.

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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