Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Riesling, Applegate Valley, $23

By on March 27, 2016

schmidt-family-vineyards-riesling-2014-labelThis three-generation winemaking team in Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley draws its Riesling from Jacksonville and presents this is in a relatively dry style, leaving just 1.2% residual sugar. There’s a light bit of toast and diesel to the nose, backed by plenty of citrus aromas and flavors of lemon, lime and orange – capped by a finish of Italian lime soda. It screams out for Asian fare and the family shares its recipe for Thai Red Curry Squash Soup.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 153 cases

Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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