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Proprietors' Grand Riesling Icewine

Proprietors' Grand Reserve Riesling Icewine Wine Details

Description: The naturally frozen grapes were pressed at an average temperature of minus ten degrees celsius, thus enhancing the varietal's intense complexity of flavours. The resulting wine displays a rich golden hue with alluring aromas of ripe peaches and delicate violets. Succulent honeyed fruit flavours of nectarines and citrus, balanced by fine refreshing acidity, caress the palate with an exquisite silky finish.

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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