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2004 Riesling

2004 Riesling Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: To retain the ripe, tropical fruit flavors of the grapes, this wine was slow-fermented at 55 degrees and carefully processed under strict temperature controls. The fermentation was stopped at 3% residual sugar. The result is a crisp, refreshing wine with sweet mango and honey flavors balanced by the natural acidity of the Riesling grapes. Suggested Food Pairings: Refreshing by itself also surprisingly versatile with food, from light cheeses (gouda, swiss), light seafood, and turkey, to spicy Asian and Cajun cuisine. Serve well chilled.

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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