Palouse Winery 2013 White Bluffs Vineyards Cloud 9 Riesling, Washington, $20

By on April 30, 2014

palouse-winery-cloud-9-riesling-2013-bottle Vashon Island winemakers George and Linda Kirkish have established relationships with a number of  longtime growers in Washington’s Columbia Valley. They rely on the the Claar-Whitelach family and their historic White Bluffs Vineyard for Riesling, which carries aromas of peach, honeysuckle, rosewater, apple blossom and caramel. On the palate are flavors of orchard fruit such as pear and apple, backed by more rosewater and some late minerality to go with the mild acidity.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 125 cases

Alcohol: 10.6%

Winery website

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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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