Riesling

Because of the popularity and demand of our Dry Riesling and Sweet Riesling, we thought it made perfect sense to craft a Riesling in a taste profile that was directly between our other popular Rieslings. Combine the facts that this slightly sweet flavor profile represents over one million cases sold in the market and that our new Riesling is line-priced with our Dry Riesling and Sweet Riesling, it's a homerun proposition.

As wine lovers crave alternatives to heavy and oaky white wines, Riesling is experiencing a true revival (like a phoenix rising from the ashes — the inspiration for our label artwork). Portraying bright crispness, subtle sweetness and aromas of jasmine, pear and apple, the wine exemplifies the harmony of Riesling. The sweetness plays wonderfully with fiery fare (from Thai to Mexican), while the natural acidity stands up to richer foods (from French to German).

Vital Stats

Alcohol 11.5% Residual Sugar 3.1% pH:3.11 TA:.75%

UPC 8 99552 11829 1

Reviews

2011 Vintage

88 Points! Best Buy The sweetness gauge on the back label indicates this as medium dry, and at 3.2% residual sugar, there is more than a hint of sweetness. It's all in fine balance, full flavored, fruity and round. A mix of peaches, apricots and Mandarin oranges makes this an interesting Riesling with some complexity. — P.G. — Wine Enthusiast September 1, 2012

2010 Vintage

90 Points BEST BUY! Right on the borderline between dry and sweet, this richly fruity Riesling is packed with flavors of peach, apricot, pear, a hint of mint, and a streak of wet stone. There is a lot going on for such an inexpensive wine. — P.G. — Wine Enthusiast

2009 Vintage

92 Points! A classic Washington tasting-room Riesling—only better. Opulent and fruity, with apricots, star anise, mint, a very nice spicy streak that lifts it up, and adds a lot of complexity. Smooth and supple, it coats the palate, captures some floral highlights, even a bit of marshmallow. — P.G. — Wine Enthusiast August 1, 2010

89 Points This off-dry white is fragrant with floral pear and peach flavors, persisting nicely on the lightly sweet finish. Drink now. 19,000 cases made. — HS — Wine Spectator June 15, 2010