Pacific Rim Winemakers 2011 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $11

By on May 31, 2013

Washington wineBest Buy! This white wine from one of the Northwest’s top Riesling producers combines modest alcohol with pretty fruit. It opens with aromas of rose water, lime and slate, followed by flavors of pear, pineapple cake and spices. There’s a bit of residual sugar that is expertly balanced with bright acidity. The result is a wine with a rich, round midpalate and a yummy finish. Pair this with spicy pho, Thai curry, rich Indian dishes or Caribbean cuisine.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 33,000 cases

Alcohol: 11.5%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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