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Semi-Dry Riesling

Semi-Dry Riesling Wine Details
Price: $12.99 per bottle

Description: Delicate, yet complex, sweet yet crisp, this lively wine is fragrant, fruity and flowery. A good acidity balances the flavors and aromas of apricot, peach and mango. FOOD PAIRINGS... Heron Hill's Finger Lakes Semi-Dry serves well by itself and can be very refreshing on a hot summer day. Serve slightly chilled with fresh fruit, sharp cheeses, pork or spicy dishes. AWARDS... 2002 Gold Medal Winner, FingerLakes International Wine Competition. (Best out of 45 entered Rieslings) 2001 Silver Medal Winner, Great Lakes Great Wine Competition, Atlanta Wine Summit. 2001 Bronze Medal Winner, Tasters Guild & San Francisco Wine Competition.

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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