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Riesling V.Q.A.

Riesling V.Q.A. Wine Details
Price: $10.95 per bottle

Description: Produced from 100% Riesling grapes and fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks. The colour is light gold and the bouquet is floral with aromas of citrus fruit and lychee spice. On the palate the wine is lively and full flavoured with a refreshingly crisp finish. This wine makes an excellent aperitif and also matches well with seafood or spicier dishes such as Asian food. A five time gold medal winner at the annual Cellars of the World Competition.

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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