Pacific Rim Sweet Riesling 2007

Riesling from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 94983
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Winemaker's Notes

The Washington grapes that Pacific Rim chooses for their Sweet Riesling are picked riper than the grapes for their Dry Riesling. They use a small amount of yeast to encourage the fermentation to stick – or keep it from becoming completely dry. They ferment at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks.

Like the Dry Riesling, this is another no oak, no malolactic wine. To stop the fermentation, Pacific Rim uses their centrifuge, which separates the yeast and the wine - this concludes the fermentation. They leave a good amount of carbon dioxide in the wine to create a lively feeling to the wine – although it's not spritzy.

The resulting wine is moderately sweet and refreshingly low in alcohol – less than 9% – with flavors of pineapple and peach.

Pacific Rim Sweet Riesling brings perfect balance to all fiery fare – especially Thai, Szechwan and Caribbean cuisine - or simply enjoy as an aperitif.

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Kitchen Kathy - North Port, FL (read all my reviews)

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(9/25/2010)
Not overly sweet, very light and refreshing, quite fruity.
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Theresa Davis - Lehigh Acres, FL (read all my reviews)

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(9/28/2010)
I thoroughly enjoy this wine. It's sweet, which I like, but couldn't drink more than 3 glasses at a time as the sweetness would be too much after a couple glasses.
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emily cheatum - Yorba Linda, CA (read all my reviews)

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(9/27/2010)
light, crisp and sweet. Good with dinner or as dessert. Very nice!
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Learn About Pacific Rim

Riesling, simply, is the most versatile, complex and food-friendly of all the noble grapes. if you enjoy inspiring your palate, then Riesling is your ideal wine. No other varietal so purely expresses terroir. Washington's Columbia Valley - home of Pacific Rim - provies the ideal soils and climate for growing Riesling. Purity is at the core of Pacific Rim's winemaking...

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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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