Lone Birch 2015 Riesling, Yakima Valley, $12

By on October 7, 2016

lone-birch-riesling-nv-bottleBest Buy! One of Washington state’s largest vineyards in the state’s oldest American Viticultural Area continues to produce delicious aromatic whites for the Miller family, and their latest Riesling is a fun one. Tropical aromas mimic Juicy Fruit gum, peach and Mandarin orange with touches of jasmine, spearmint and a whiff of petrol. Inside, it’s bright entry comes with flavors of peaches and cream, orange zest and a lick of Jolly Rancher Green Apple candy in the finish, a sensation of sweetness and tartness that nicely balances the the residual sugar of 2.5%.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 1,703 cases

Alcohol: 12.4%

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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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