JoieFarm 2013 Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $23

By on December 14, 2014

joiefarm-riesling-2013-labelVines in their fourth decade from picturesque St. Hubertus near Kelowna, British Columbia, allow Naramata Bench winemaker Robert Thielicke to model this in a Spätlese style at 1.7% residual sugar. Clean aromas of Lemonhead candy, pear butter and baked apple develop into a somewhat viscous entry of white peach and apricot that makes for an intense mouth feel and leads to crisp flavors of Golden Delicious apple, Key lime pie and jasmine.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 1,110 cases

Alcohol: 12.2%

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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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