A to Z Riesling 2012

Riesling from Oregon

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Item No. 129090
Alcohol By Volume: 12.0%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2012 A to Z Riesling has fresh aromas of wet stone, lime, white flowers, tangerine and ginger. The primary rush of aromatics gains complexity with aromas of white pepper, quince, white currants and raisins and lemon sorbet. Focused fruit (lime, passion fruit and guava) and mineral flavors echo the aromas on the palette. As the wine moves into the mid-palate the strong structure takes over with a hint of residual sugar adding balance and depth to the wine. The finish is extremely long, succulent and clean with lingering flavors of lime marmalade and minerals. Complete, complex and beautiful, this wine will gain in age and complexity over the next ten years, but is already drinking great now. A versatile food wine, it pairs exceptionally well with spicy foods which play nicely against the dynamic layers of this Riesling.

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Roy Ricci - Albuquerque, NM (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(4/17/2014)
Style: Light & Crisp
Summer fun from A to Z.Light citrus and very refreshing.Excellent value
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Learn About A to Z

Founded in 2002, A to Z Wineworks is Oregon's fastest growing winery. The business model is simple: to produce and market Oregon's best wine values by concentrating on their core competencies of acquisition, blending and marketing. A to Z has a bargain with other wineries from whom they source wines that they will not reveal their identities; component wines could be from any...

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Learn About Other Oregon

Like many other states, Oregon itself is an AVA of note. An Oregon wine can simply state Oregon as its place of origin, which typically means the grapes came from multiple smaller AVAs within the state. Beyond the main AVAs of Oregon, like Willamette Valley, Rogue and Umpqua, smaller regions are gaining ground. Some you may see on the label include: Columbia or Walla...

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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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