2009 Riesling - O & S wines

2009 RIESLING

This wine epitomizes the ideal of off-dry Riesling: 30 yr old vines (happy 3rd decade!), low alcohol and bracing acidity. Fragrant aromas of Granny Smith apple, slate and gardenia. The mouthfeel is amazingly soft and lush for a wine with 9.8% alc. and 3.0 pH. Brilliant acidity gives the mid-palate flavors of Crenshaw melon, anis, lemon and lime an etched-in-stone quality. It is an incredibly flavorful, well-balanced, refreshing wine.

WINE MAKER'S NOTES
100% Champoux Vineyard Riesling

RATINGS & AWARDS

  • Wine Enthusiast rated 93
  • Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator rated 90

    ORIGIN OF GRAPE
    These grapes comes from the Champoux Vineyards, located 5 miles above the Columbia River atop the "Horse Heaven Hills" AVA, is one of Washington States premiere vineyards and grows some of the oldest and most sought after Cabernet Sauvignon grapes planted in 1972.

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