Anne Amie Vineyards 2012 Estate Dry Riesling, Yamhill-Carlton, $20

By on September 26, 2013

anne-amie-vineyards-estate-dry-riesling-2012-bottleThe 12 Oaks Estate Vineyard during the 2012 vintage allowed Thomas Houseman to produce a style that’s a bit drier than the previous year. A whiff brings up huge clove notes with lychee, peach, apricot, pear and pineapple. Its approach is crisp and dry with Granny Smith apple and Asian pear flavors, backed by a refreshing tiny dash of spritzy acidity than funnels into classic finish of river rock. The technical data directs it bone dry at 0.69% residual sugar with a total acidity of 8.9 and pH dropping down to 2.87. Suggested pairing include grilled clams, sushi, red curry, bratwurst and Oregonzola cheese.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 880 cases

Alcohol: 11.9%

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