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Napa Valley White Riesling

Napa Valley White Riesling Wine Details
Price: $21.00 per bottle

Description: A perennial Gold Medal winner--eleven previous vintages won Gold Medals at numerous major wine competitions--and last year's sold out in three months! This Estate Bottled White Riesling is made from heritage vines in the heart of the Napa Valley, a location perfectly suited for the development of the complex, aromatic, frfuity and well-balanced structure of this wine. On the nose, our White Riesling shows aromas of apricot, lime, and peach. This bright, luscious wine bursts in the mouth with a mingling of apricot, lime, meyer lemon, mango, papaya, peach, pineapple, and tangelo. With an extremely long finish, this well-structured White Riesling begs for the accompaniment of food--anything needing a slight hint of sweetness to offset spicy or succulent foods, including Thai, Indian, and Chinese cuisines.

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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