Thursday, May 3, 2007

2005 Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling

According to the fact sheets from the producer, the grape type of this Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling consists of 92% Riesling, 4% Early Muscat, 1% Gewurztraminer, 1% Pinot Blanc, 1% Muller Thurgau, 1% Ehrenfelser.

62% of the grapes comes from Tualatin Estate and 38% comes from 'other' vineyards of the Willamette Valley.

This semi-sweet Riesling has 4% residual sugar.

Price paid: $12

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Peach and citrus.

Palate: Peach, honeysuckle, semi-sweet. Relatively good acidity.

Body: Light to medium.

Finish: Reasonably clean.

Comments: This is just a easy everyday Riesling. Quite refreshing. No cellar potential.
Follow-up notes: 5 days later, it is still surprisingly drinkable.

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