2010 Riesling - O & S wines

2010 RIESLING-SOLD OUT

The 2010 vintage promises to be the best since we started making Riesling in '04. The vines are now 31 yrs old and the wines have really been showing the benefit of the old vine fruit. The '09 has evolved over the past year into a dynamic, complex wine with incredible flavor and length. The 2010 tastes better now than the '09 did at this time last year, so we have great expectations. There is a delicate lemon-lime aroma with a nice mineral edge.The texture is at once creamy and crisp carrying a burst of citrus and apple flavor with a wet stone note. The finish is bracing and savory with a hint of anis. As always this is a "10" with shellfish or all on its own.

WINE MAKER'S NOTES
100% Champoux Vineyard Riesling

RATINGS & AWARDS
Wine Advocate rated a 90 and Wine Enthusiast a 92, Best Buy

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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