Argyle Riesling 2009

Riesling from Willamette Valley, Oregon

$22.99 $19.97
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Item No. 115448
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • RP91

Winemaker's Notes

The aroma displays a depth of fruit and spice. The fruit is up front and center with ripe citrus tangerine and Meyer lemon, integrated with lovely delicate Christmas spice. The flavor is a concentrated mouthful of tangerine peel, peach, embraced by that spice element. Rich juicy center of palate is equally matched by late season harvested mineral backbone. The finish is fresh with fruit, spice, and nice blossom honey. Made with 100% Rielsing grapes.

Critical Acclaim

"Vibrant, refreshing and distinctive for its mineral and caramel notes, weaving through the pear and apple fruit and lingering on the lively finish. Drink now through 2014. 1,375 cases made."
90 Points

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elf - San Mateo, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(8/3/2012)
Style: Light & Crisp
Pair with: Seafood
Lovely off-dry flavor. I really enjoyed this bottle. Wish they had more.
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Learn About Argyle Map ItMap It

Twenty-five years ago, Argyle began making wine in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Since 1987, winemaker Rollin Soles and viticulturist Allen Holstein have teamed up to produce world-class method champenoise sparkling wines, barrel-fermented Chardonnay, and silky-textured Pinor Noir from low-yielding vines that are winery farmed on some of the best hillside slopes and elevations. ...

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Learn About Willamette Valley

(will-AAM-it) Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...

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Learn About Riesling

Riesling (REEZ-leeng) The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity. Most popular in...

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