Columbia Valley, Washington. Wind-blown loess on basalt bed rock.
We pick the organic Vin de Glacière Riesling grapes at around 22.5% sugar in order to preserve the natural acidity of the grapes. The grapes are then frozen and pressed frozen, resulting in a concentrated press juice (about 36% sugar) and a low yield (about half our yield compared to non-frozen grapes). The concentrated juice is fermented until we reach 18.5% Residual Sugar.
Color: Pale straw.
Bouquet: Pear, jasmine and honey.
Taste: Dessert style, all spice, honey.
Ideal with fruit tarts, cheesecake and blue cheeses.