Hogue Fruit Forward Late Harvest Riesling 2004

Dessert from Columbia Valley, Washington

$12.99
Item No. 81244

Winemaker's Notes

Hogue has maintained a consistent style with its Late Harvest Riesling, with the level of sweetness giving the wine richness and viscosity. It has aromas and flavors of tangerine, jasmine, orange blossom, dried orange peel, cinnamon and clove. It has a sweet entry on the palate, moderated by acidity on the mid-palate. The classic food match for this wine would be a moderately sweet dessert such as poached pears.

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The Hogue Cellars, founded in 1982 by Mike and Gary Hogue, is located in Eastern Washington's Columbia Valley, the premier grape growing region of the state. The climate and soils of the Columbia Valley produce grapes with intense fruit flavors and high natural acidity. The wines have a liveliness and ripe, zesty fruit flavors that make them ideal complements to a wide range of foods.

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Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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