Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Matrix White Wine, Umpqua Valley, $24

By on May 8, 2016

reustle-prayer-rock-vineyards-matrix-white-2014-bottleSouthern Oregon winemaker Stephen Reustle grows a variety of white grapes across his Prayer Rock Vineyards estate near Sutherlin – Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Sèmillon and Viognier – but his Muscat takes the lead in this blend. It shows a beautifully tropical nose of Ambrosia Salad, lychee and bubble gum. Inside, those tropical tones are presented in a fruity yet dry fashion with a touch of stevia in the finish. Enjoy with delicate white fish or on the deck with a cheese plate.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 240 cases

Alcohol: 12.5%

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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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