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Brooks Winery Riesling 04

Brooks Winery Riesling 04 Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: The average age of vines from this vintage is 25 years old! Focused and intense with great purity and structure. Beautiful straw gold color with emerald highlights. Unfolds complex aromas of honey, wet stones, bee's wax, white flowers, lavender, citrus, orange peel and stone fruits. A great succulent attack on the palate with balanced acidity. The mid-palate is firm and juicy resulting in a long finish. The greatest reward will come to those who revisit this wine several times over the next five years! 526 cases were 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


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