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White Riesling, Anderson Valley, Mendocino

White Riesling, Anderson Valley, Mendocino Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: While sitting on our patio, almost a mile away, we can here them gobbling away, gleefully anticipating beating us to the grapes. We have resorted to positioning loud speakers throughout the Campsite and playing recordings of distressed turkeys during ripening. It sounds eerily like the soundtrack from a low budget sci-fi movie but it works like a charm. This bottling comes from four different clones of White Riesling. Over 80% was aged in large oak ovals and the balance was produced in stainless. Don't wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy this wine's floral aromas, green apple flavors, and zingy finish. We plan to sip it on the patio all summer... listening to the turkeys. Gold Medal winner.

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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