Elk Cove Estate Riesling 2016

$17.99
$16.19

SKU 29853

750ml

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Aromas of lush jasmine meld with notes of kaffir lime and apple pie. The broad palate is vibrant and fresh with pineapple, ripe green apples, a drizzle of honey and a lively finish of candied orange peel.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country United States
Region Oregon
Appellation Willamette Valley
Brand Elk Cove
Alcohol/vol 13%
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Wine EnthusiastMost of the estate vines used for this blend date back to the mid-1970s. It emphasizes bright citrus flavors, like lemon and lime, with lemon verbena, cilantro and other fresh herb notes that add detail to the finish. A very fine value, it can also age for a decade or longer.

Paul Gregutt, October 1, 2017
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Wine AdvocateFrom 40-year-old vines, the 2016 Riesling Estate offers notions of lime cordial, lemonade and jasmine with a waft of honey-drizzled peaches. It's made in an off-dry style with about 8 grams per liter of residual sugar. Crisp, clean and fresh on the light-bodied palate, there's a compelling yeasty character lending savoriness on the mid-palate and finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, August 31, 2017

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