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Salmon Run

Salmon Run
2012 Chardonnay-Riesling, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Other US White

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$9.99

Salmon Run
2012 Chardonnay-Riesling, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Other US White

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
Pale golden yellow color. Fruity aromas and flavors of peach, blossoms, and balloon dust with a soft, racy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, breezy finish with suggestions of Meyer lemon ice, green apple, nutshell, and potting soil with fruit tannins and no oak. A distinctive, racy white for the table.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: peach, blossoms, and balloon dust
Taste Flavor: meyer lemon ice, green apple, nutshell, and potting soil
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Sushi, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A distinctive, racy white for the table.
The Producer

Dr. Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars

The Producer
9749 Middle Rd
Hammondsport, NY 14840
USA
1 607-868-4884
Other US White
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While white varieties such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling are very important throughout wine regions in the US, there are numerous others planted in various zones. In California, Italian varieties such as Pinot Grigio and Arneis can be found, while producers in Santa Barbara and Paso Robles work with white Rhone varieties such as Marsanne and Viognier.

New York State works with hybrid grapes, both French and American. Among these are Cayuga, Seyval Blanc and Vignoles. This last grape is also grown in various Midwest states such as Missouri, Indiana and Illinois.
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