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Pacific Rim Vin de Glaciere Riesling (375ML half-bottle) 2007

Other Dessert from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
  • W&S 92
  • RP 91
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Winemaker Notes

We pick the Vin de Glacière Riesling grapes around 22.5% sugar in order to preserve the natural acidity of the grapes. The grapes are then frozen. We press the grapes frozen, resulting in a concentrated press juice (about 36% sugar) and a low yield (about half the regular yield). The concentrated juice is fermented until we reach 16% Residual Sugar. The wine shows loads of pear, and some honey and horse radish. On the palate,... View More

Critical Acclaim

W&S 92
Wine & Spirits

Dark and savory, this focused wine leads with amber scents of peach and caramel. It has the palate weight of honey, and rich, lasting flavors of apricot.

RP 91
The Wine Advocate

The 2007 Riesling Vin de Glaciere Wallula Vineyard (now known as The Benches) was made from frozen grapes until the wine achieved 16.1% residual sugar and finished at 8.9% alcohol. Nicely balanced by lively acidity, this intense, succulent, pleasure-bent offering is an awesome value in high-class booty-call wine.

Pacific Rim

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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 philosophy. They exclusively use stainless steel tanks, allowing the true... View More