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Estate Riesling

Estate Riesling Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Columbia Valley Appelation. Appleblock Vineyard. This off-dry Riesling shows characteristics from the vineyard in which it grows. In land once planted with golden delicious and granny smith apples, these subtle flavors have intermixed with rich minerality and finishes with crisp clean acidity.

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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