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Art of Earth

Art of Earth
2016 Qualitätswein, Riesling, Rheinhessen

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 12.5%
ICEA Certified Organic
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12.99
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Art of Earth
2016 Qualitätswein, Riesling, Rheinhessen

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 12.5%
Pale straw green color. Complex, clean aromas and flavors of citrus peel melange, white flowers, and nectarine with a glycerous, racy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and an intricate, medium-long wet stone, lemon bar, rose petal, and marmalade finish with coating, silky tannins. A snappy and sophisticated dry Riesling.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: citrus peel melange, white flowers, and nectarine
Taste Flavor: wet stone, lemon bar, rose petal, and marmalade
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Catfish Pad Ped, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A snappy and sophisticated dry Riesling.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
104 Crandon Blvd, Suite 402
Key Biscayne, FL 33419
USA
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Riesling

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Although many consumers believe Riesling is a sweet wine, there are all types, ranging from bone dry to ultra-sweet. Offering a remarkable array of perfumes ranging from apricot and peach to peony and petrol, and having excellent natural acidity, Riesling is one of the world’s greatest wines.

Germany is home to the most famous examples of Riesling; produced from vineyards along the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, these wines have tremendous character and minerality, owing to the slate soils these vines are planted on. Alsace, in northeastern France is another region that excels with Riesling (especially dry versions); the same is true for the Clare Valley in Australia, where Rieslings are often characterized by a petrol aroma.

Dry versions work with many different types of foods, from seafood with cream sauces to pork, veal and duck. Sweeter version should either be served on their own or with blue cheeses such as stilton or gorgonzola.

While it is safe to say that Riesling is an under appreciated wine for the typical American consumer, there has been greater popularity over the past few decades, as dry and off-dry Rieslings pair beautifully with Thai, Asian and fusion cuisine; thus Riesling is a wine directly linked to a healthy lifestyle.