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Date Printed: 2/27/2015
Hogue Genesis Riesling 2009
Hogue Genesis Riesling 2009
(search item no. 109456)
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PRICE ON 2/27/2015: $12.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Each year some of our fi nest Riesling vineyards produce grapes that stand head and shoulders above the rest. We choose several of these vineyard blocks, mark them for Genesis, and pick them at optimal ripeness. The result is a beautifully balanced, intensely aromatic Riesling. The 2009 vintage has a bouquet of apricot, pear, orange, honey, and vanilla. It is off-dry with juicy peach fl avor balanced by a refreshing citrusy mineral edge. Genesis Riesling is an exceptional food wine. Try it with chicken satay and spicy peanut sauce, Chinese honey walnut shrimp, or grilled halibut.
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About The Hogue Cellars:

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.