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2009 Fox Run Riesling

Fox Run 2009 Riesling

Winery: Fox Run

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $14

Cases produced: 2,500

KWG Score: 89.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: September 18, 2011

Wine Review: This light yellow colored Riesling from Fox Run is a steal at $14. It opens with a very shy mild green apple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, very well balanced, slightly syrupy, and delicate. The flavor profile is a very tasty gentle mild lime with hints of peach and tangerine. The finish is semi-dry and very pleasant. This Riesling is extremely food friendly and the best wine that I have covered from Fox Run. I would pair it with spicy Thai food or Mexican dishes. Cheers! - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Loads of tree fruit aromas, especially nectarine and tangerine, are found in this fragrant wine. The palate is perfectly balanced, with a soft yet zesty finish. The slight sweetness makes this Riesling incredibly versatile. Lovers of rich, complex wines will find this wine highly cellar-worthy.

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