Lauren Ashton Cellars 2014 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $18

By on April 25, 2016

Lauren Ashton Cellars Riesling labelWoodinville winemaker/Redmond dentist Kit Singh is among the branches off DeLille Cellars’ historic and talented winemaking tree. He’s made Riesling a focus at his own project, and he presents it in a pleasantly dry fashion. The nose offers fresh-cut apple, river rock, jasmine tea, lime zest and dusty minerality. Inside, there’s a gorgeous entry of Granny Smith apple, pear and apricot, backed up by clean acidity. Lavender and steely minerality add to the classic finish of a Riesling that offers virtually no perceptible sweetness (0.4%).

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 292 cases

Alcohol: 13.1%

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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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