Silver Thread Dry Riesling 2012

Riesling from New York, Other US

$16.99
Item No. 125232
  • white wine
  • WS90
Style: Light & Crisp

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.

Winemaker's Notes

A benchmark wine for the Finger Lakes Region. A citrus, floral and mineral-driven wine with racy acidity and generous length, made to reflect the outstanding terroir of Silver Thread Vineyard and our outstanding growers around the region.

Critical Acclaim

"A light, pure and persistent white, with jicama, honeysuckle and talc notes racing along, backed by lingering floral and lemon pulp hints."
90 Points

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Michelle Schank - Grand Marsh, WI (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(11/14/2013)
Very nice wine. Enjoyed the acidity and lemon notes. Not a favorite at this point but worth another try.
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debparr - Friendship, WI (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(10/14/2013)
A bit above the Red Tail Dry Riesling. Pleasant overall and very worthy of purchasing another bottle.
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Learn About Silver Thread

Silver Thread Vineyard was established in 1982 on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake, at the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region. At this location the bottom of the lake drops almost 200 feet below sea level, a dramatic mass of water that creates a distinct microclimate on the leeward (eastern) hillside — cooling breezes in summer, radiating warmth through the winter, and extending the length of the growing season. On this hillside 250 years ago the Iroquois people tended huge peach orchards, a testament to this temperate ‘island’ within a cool region.

Learn About New York

The Big Grape Beyond the bustling, concrete jungle we call New York City, there lies an entire state that is primarily agricultural and rural. Viticulture has long been a practice in New York, with the production of high quality wine steadily growing over the past few decades. The New York State wine industry is diverse, with plantings that range from native American species to...

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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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