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Riesling, Temecula

Riesling, Temecula Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Harvested on October 2nd from two select vineyard lots, our 2006 Riesling was slowly fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve the varietal’s fresh fruit aromas and flavors. This light and refreshing wine offers a delicate bouquet of peach and apricot with a subtle hint of Asian pear.

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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