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2016 Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling "Eroica"

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Eroica Riesling

Winery: Chateau Ste Michelle

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Eroica"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Columbia Valley

State or country: WA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 18,000

KWG Score: 93.1 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: July 18, 2018

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Riesling from Washington State opens with a fragrant and appealing wet stone and lime bouquet with a hint of clove and grapefruit. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, balanced and refined. The flavor profile is a delicious mild lime and mineral blend with hints of green apple. The finish is off-dry and fades away nicely. The Panel suggested pairing this very nice Riesling with seared diver scallops with asparagus risotto. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Eroica Riesling offers sweet lime and mandarin orange aromas with subtle mineral notes. The mouth-watering acidity is beautifully balanced by flavorful Washington Riesling fruit. Eroica is a blended statement of the finest Riesling vineyards in the state. To achieve our Eroica style we strive for bright fruit with crisp acidity and enhanced mineralilty.

Organic status: not organic

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