Pacific Rim Vin de Glaciere Riesling - Organic Grapes 2012

  • Varietal 100%
  • Vintages
  • Tech Info
    • Alcohol 9.5 %
    • Acidity 1.3 g/l
    • Residual Sugar 18.5 g/l
  • Region Washington
  • Vineyards Columbia Valley, Washington. Wind-blown loess on basalt bed rock.
  • Winemaking 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.
  • Tasting Notes Color: Pale straw. Bouquet: Pear, jasmine and honey. Taste: Dessert style, all spice, honey.
  • Food Pairing Ideal with fruit tarts, cheesecake and blue cheeses.