Hogue Genesis Riesling 2006

Riesling from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 94114
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Winemaker's Notes

Every year some of our Finest Riesling vineyards stand head and shoulders above the rest. We choose several of these vineyard blocks, earmark them for Genesis and pick them at optimal ripeness. The result is a beautifully balanced, intense Riesling. Crisp and refreshing, the 2006 vintage has aromas and flavors of citrus blossom, grapefruit zest, bergamot and tropical fruit notes. The balance between its racy acidity and moderate sweetness makes the Genesis Riesling wonderful as an aperitif or a delicious complement to grilled shrimp or spicy Southeast Asian cuisine.

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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.

Learn About Columbia Valley

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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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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