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Rapidan River Semi-Dry Riesling

Rapidan River Semi-Dry Riesling Wine Details
Price: $10.99 per bottle

Description: The Rapidan River Semi-Dry Riesling shows the classic characteristics that have made this German variety one of our most popular wines. Harvesting at night, when grapes the grapes were cool, and a long fermentation at low temperatures helped to ensure that the delicate, fruity nuances of the grape were retained in the wine. This Riesling displays the aromas of apricot, green apple and pear on the front of the palate. The fruit and sweetness are balanced by the crisp, clean structure that one would find in the classical European Rieslings.

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


Monica says...
My favorite Riesling produced in Virginia. Excellent.

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