Full Review

SEAGLASS

SEAGLASS
2017 Off-Dry, Riesling, Monterey County

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13% RS: 2.6%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$11.99
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SEAGLASS
2017 Off-Dry, Riesling, Monterey County

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13% RS: 2.6%
Pale yellow straw color. Aromas of pineapple-mango nectar, vanilla creme, acacia honey powder, and peach with a round, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and a warming, medium-long lime spritzed hearts of palm, ripe golden apple, honeysuckle, golden watermelon, and apricots in honey finish with no oak flavor. A crowd-pleasing, balanced riesling with gobs of fruit.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: pineapple-mango nectar, vanilla creme, acacia honey powder, and peach
Taste Flavor: lime spritzed hearts of palm, ripe golden apple, honeysuckle, golden watermelon, and apricots in honey
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Duck Paté, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A crowd-pleasing, balanced riesling with gobs of fruit.

The Producer or Importer

Trinchero Family Estates

The Producer or  Importer
100 St. Helena Hwy South
St. Helena, CA 94574
USA
1 800-967-4663

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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.