Clear, bright, medium intensity golden color. Clean on the nose, medium-light aromas of slate, fresh grapes, bunches of sweet smelling white flowers, honeycomb, fresh apple cider, lime zest, and spring water. Medium-dry on the palate, medium-full body, medium-high acidity, medium alcohol, and medium-long finish. Flavors of pressed cider, peaches, nectarine, candied lime zest, and salt water. Pair with fresh Thai salad rolls. Highly recommended (94-95). RR

WHO: Long Shadows
WHAT: Riesling
WHERE: Washington, Columbia Valley
WHEN: 2011
HOW MUCH: $20 (media sample)

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