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St. Clair Winery

St. Clair Winery
2013 Riesling, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13.00
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St. Clair Winery
2013 Riesling, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11%
Clear straw color. Muted, attractive, interesting aromas of flowers with a soft, moderately sweet medium body and a graceful, sparse green chuckles finish with no tannins and no oak. A light pleaser with late sweetness.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Juicy & smooth
Aroma Aroma: flowers
Taste Flavor: green chuckles
Sweetness Sweetness: Moderately Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A light pleaser with late sweetness.
The Producer

Southwest Wines

The Producer
1325 Debaca Rd SE
Deming, NM 88030
USA
1 575-546-9324
Riesling
Wine Glass White.jpg
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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