Red Newt Cellars, Dry Riesling 2013, Finger Lakes, New York
Tasting Note: A solid dry riesling especially for the price point.
Pale lemon in color this riesling has a nose of wild green summer fruit including pear, green apple, pineapple and green melon along with hints of spring grass and lime citrus.
The dry riesling is high in acidity with a lemon/lime citrus back.
The wine displays notes of mid-palate complexity and depth of flavor across the length of the taste.
Bottle Note: Riesling is the flagship variety of the Finger Lakes and produced in this dry elegant style is refreshing, intriguing and satisfying. Crisp, day and aromatic, this wine shows classic Finger Lakes style. Flavors of orange peel, apricot and lemon curd fill the palate while aromas reminiscent of pink grapefruit, key lime and ripe pineapple are present in the nose. This wine is an expression of the perfect climate for growing riesling. Enjoy it today of for years to come as it develops elegantly in the bottle. Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro is committed to producing exceptional vinifera wines and creating innovative regional cuisine that express the personality and sense of place of Finger Lakes vineyards and communities. RS. 0.6%, TA 7.5 g/l, pH 3.1.
Tasting Date: April 1, 2016