Saint M Riesling 2010

Riesling from Germany

Price: $13.99
Item No. 113764
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: 11.0%

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%.

Winemaker's Notes

Saint M Riesling is clean and crisp, with a viscous mouth-coating texture balanced by a firm, mineral edge. This Riesling typifies the classic fruity, but stony, character of the Pfalz. I am extremely happy with the amazing purity of the fruit.

Learn About Saint M

As the leading producer of American Riesling and the award winning Eroica Riesling, Chateau Ste. Michelle is proud to introduce Saint M Riesling, a classic German Riesling made by famed German winemaker Dr. Ernst Loosen. With his modern world view and his traditional approach to winemaking, Loosen's Saint M unmistakably says Riesling, Germany and Dr. Loosen. The Dr. Loosen estate...

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Learn About Other German

Other regions of Germany that are producing and exporting wine to the US are the Pfaltz and Nahe. The Pfaltz region, south of the Rheingau, is making both Riesling and Gewurztraminer. These white wines are generally of excellent value. The fruit character is a bit more zingy and the acidity less sharp than the Mosel & Rheingau wines. So while often not as complex, still very...

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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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