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Trisaetum Coast Range Estate Dry Riesling 2013

Riesling from Willamette Valley, Oregon
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12% ABV
  • WE92
  • WE92
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12% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Vibrant aromas of citrus blossom and lime zest lead to notes of wet stone and roasted hazelnut. Mouthwatering acidity delivers a burst of lemon, lime and grapefruit flavors. Intense minerality and terrific breadth give this dry Riesling a long and pleasantly piquant finish.

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This offers a hint of honey in the nose, then moves into a fresh palate loaded with a full range of yellow fruits. The acidity is spot on, and a suggestion of wet cement adds a hint of mineral to the lengthy finish. Drink now through 2024.
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Trisaetum

Trisaetum

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Trisaetum, Willamette Valley, Oregon
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Founded in 2003 by James and Andrea Frey, Trisaetum consists of two estate vineyards situated in two AVAs. Only Pinot Noir and Riesling are grown and produced, and only from the Frey’s estate grown fruit. The 22-acre Coast Range Estate in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA was planted in 2005 on a steep and rocky slope. The soils are Jory and Nekia (both volcanic) in the lower elevations and WillaKenzie (sedimentary) in the higher elevations. The 28-acre Ribbon Ridge Estate in the eponymous AVA counts Brick House and Chehalem’s Ridgecrest Vineyard as close neighbors, with Beaux Freres Vineyard just beyond. It’s soils are uniformly sedimentary. Both estate vineyards are farmed organic and biodynamic without irrigation. The Coast Range and Ribbon Ridge bottlings showcase each vineyard’s distinctive terroir with abundant depth, complexity, length and potential ageworthiness. The top wines, designated Estates Reserve, are best lots and barrels blended together from the two vineyards. They are exquisitely balanced and transcendently harmonious wines.

Willamette Valley

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One of Pinot Noir’s most successful New World outposts, the Willamette Valley is the largest and most important AVA in Oregon. With a Mediterranean climate moderated by a Pacific Ocean influence, it is perfect for cool-climate viticulture—warm and dry summers allow for steady, even ripening, and frost is rarely a risk during spring and winter.

Mountain ranges bordering three sides of the valley, particularly the Chehalem Mountains, provide the option for higher-elevation, cooler vineyard sites. The three prominent soil types here create significant differences in wine styles between vineyards and sub-AVAs. The iron-rich, basalt-based Jory volcanic soils found commonly in the Dundee Hills are rich in clay and hold water well; the chalky, sedimentary soils of Ribbon Ridge, Yamhill-Carlton and McMinnville encourage complex root systems as vines struggle to search for water and minerals. Silty, loess soils are found in the Chehalem Mountains.

Riesling

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A regal variety of incredible purity and precision, Riesling possesses a remarkable ability to reflect the character of wherever it is grown while still maintaining easily identifiable typicity. This versatile grape can be just as enjoyable dry or sweet, young or old, still or sparkling and can age longer than nearly any other white variety. Riesling is best known in Germany and Alsace, and is also of great importance in Austria. The variety has also been particularly successful in Australia’s Clare and Eden Valleys, New Zealand, Washington, cooler regions of California, and the Finger Lakes region of New York.

In the Glass

Riesling typically produces wine with relatively low alcohol, high acidity, steely minerality and stone fruit, spice, citrus and floral notes. At its ripest, it leans towards juicy peach, nectarine and pineapple, while cooler climes produce Rieslings more redolent of meyer lemon, lime and green apple. With age, Riesling can become truly revelatory, developing unique, complex aromatics, often with a hint of petrol.

Perfect Pairings

Riesling is quite versatile, enjoying the company of sweet-fleshed fish like sole, most Asian food, especially Thai and Vietnamese (bottlings with some residual sugar and low alcohol are the perfect companions for dishes with substantial spice) and freshly shucked oysters. Sweeter styles work well with fruit-based desserts.

Sommelier Secret

It can be difficult to discern the level of sweetness in a Riesling, and German labeling laws do not make things any easier. Look for the world “trocken” to indicate a dry wine, or “halbtrocken” or “feinherb” for off-dry. Some producers will include a helpful sweetness scale on the back label—happily, a growing trend.

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