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Dr. Konstantin Frank

Dr. Konstantin Frank
2013 Semi-Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14.99
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Dr. Konstantin Frank
2013 Semi-Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
Pale straw color. Bright aromas and flavors of ripe apples and red Jonathan apple skin with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-length finish with overtones of lime and mineral with no oak. A brilliant riesling.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: ripe apples and red jonathan apple skin
Taste Flavor: lime and mineral
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Sturgeon, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A brilliant riesling.
The Producer

Dr. Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars

The Producer
9749 Middle Rd
Hammondsport, NY 14840
USA
1 607-868-4884
Riesling
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Serve in a White Wine Glass
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.
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