Archive for December, 2011

Top 100 Wines: Cheers to thinking small – sfgate.com

December 5, 2011

2010 Pacific Rim Columbia Valley Riesling ($10, 10.5%):
Under the eye of winemaker Nicolas Quillé , this Randall Grahm-founded label is proving the potential of Washington Riesling. Don’t let the faux-exotic package and price deceive you; this blend from top Columbia Valley sites puts Pacific Rim fully back in the groove. Full of wet river stone, [...]

2010 Pacific Rim Columbia Valley Riesling ($10, 10.5%):
Under the eye of winemaker Nicolas Quillé , this Randall Grahm-founded label is proving the potential of Washington Riesling. Don’t let the faux-exotic package and price deceive you; this blend from top Columbia Valley sites puts Pacific Rim fully back in the groove. Full of wet river stone, deep nectarine and green apple, it shows the magnitude of both fruit and acid that most Rieslings at this price lack.

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Sweet Wines Pair With Peking Duck, Octopus, Stinking Cheeses

December 4, 2011

And for something truly remarkable, make some scrambled eggs in butter with shavings of black truffles. Pour a glass of iced Pacific Rim Vin de Glaciere Riesling 2010 ($16 half bottle), made in Washington’s Yakima Valley. Now, that is a decadent revelation indeed.
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And for something truly remarkable, make some scrambled eggs in butter with shavings of black truffles. Pour a glass of iced Pacific Rim Vin de Glaciere Riesling 2010 ($16 half bottle), made in Washington’s Yakima Valley. Now, that is a decadent revelation indeed.

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