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2016 Dry Riesling Riverbench Vineyard

2016 Dry Riesling Riverbench Vineyard
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Limited Release - Wine Club Only!

A special bottling sourced from the Riverbench Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley. Dramatically sited on the "bench" or bank of the ancient Sisquoc River, the vineyard enjoys a cool climate and alluvial soils perfect for growing Riesling.

This Dry Riesling showcases gorgeous fruit and herbal flavors as well as a soft minerality and bright acidity. Secondary flavors like slate, apricot, orange blossom, baked apple, and pear linger for a nice long finish.

Enjoy this wine with with chicken, grilled winter vegetables, creamy cheeses, butternut squash soup, and apple pie.

Varietal: 100% Riesling
Vineyards: 100% Riverbench Vineyard
Residual Sugar: None
Aging: 15 months in an oak puncheon (500 Litres, larger than your usual barrel and imparts less oak flavors than a smaller barrel)
Cases Produced: 124

Wine Specs
Santa Maria Valley
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