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14 Hands Riesling Washington 2011
Pinot Gris grapes were picked around 21 Brix to capture their bright, juicy style. After pressing the fruit quickly, the juice was cold settled for two days.The clean juice was inoculated with M2 & VIN13 yeasts initiating cool 14-20 day fermentations in stainless steel tanks. A small amount of Chardonnay and Riesling were added to the blend to enhance mouthfeel and aromatics.The wine was filtered just prior to bottling to ensure freshness.
Editorial Reviews for 14 Hands Riesling Washington
Pretty on the nose with light notes of iris, lime pith and some heather honey toes. Medium bodied and while this is lightly sweet its also light and elegant. I would like to see a little more acidity here, but this does have a nice texture as it is and delivers some gentle jasmine, apricot and crab apple flavors. The finish is nicely clean and fresh with a hint of balancing bitterness and surprising length. 86pts
External Reviews for 14 Hands Riesling Washington
In just a few years 14 Hands Riesling production has jumped from around 15,000 to more than 700,000 cases. Clearly the brand is doing something that consumers love. This is a fairly dry style, with forward, fruity flavors of ripe orange, apple and apricot. The length and concentration are spot on.
FLAVOR PROFILE: This crisp Riesling shows bright flavors of apple, pear and apricot with an ideal balance of minerality and acidity, ending with an intriguing sweet, tart finish. This wine would be great as an aperitif, or would pair nicely with spicy chicken and seafood dishes. - Keith Kenison, Winemaker RECOMMENDED FOOD PAIRINGS: Cajun blackened halibut, Thai curry chicken, chipotle grilled shrimp Alcohol: 11.5% Total Acidity: 0.71g/100ml pH: 2.95 Residual Sugar: 3.05 g/100 ML
Soft and gentle, showing pretty pear and lemon custard flavors in modest proportions. Finishes off-dry. Drink now.
14 Hands Riesling features aromas of apricot and lime zest with subtle notes of honey and flowers. Bright flavors of apple and mandarin orange are followed by a juicy, sweet-tart finish. This wine would be great as an aperitif, or would pair nicely with spicy Asian dishes. - Keith Kenison, Winemaker
14 Hands Riesling presents fresh aromas of tangerine, lime zest and orange blossom. Bright flavors of white peach and mandarin orange are followed by a juicy, sweet-tart finish. is wine would be great as an aperitif, or pair it with a dish with a little heat! - Keith Kenison, WinemakerAppellation: Washington stateAlcohol: 11.0%Total Acidity: 0.74g/100mlpH: 3.05Residual Sugar: 3.06g/100ml ** SOLD OUT **
14 Hands Riesling presents fresh aromas of tangerine, lime zest and orange blossom. Bright flavors of white peach and mandarin orange are followed by a juicy, sweet-tart finish. is wine would be great as an aperitif, or pair it with a dish with a little heat! - Keith Kenison, WinemakerAppellation: Washington stateAlcohol: 11.0%Total Acidity: 0.74g/100mlpH: 3.05Residual Sugar: 3.06g/100ml
"14 Hands Riesling reveals aromas of spiced peaches, freshly sliced apples and subtle notes of honey and flowers. Juicy flavors of nectarines and apricots fill the mouth ending with a racy, sweet-tart finish. is would be a great aperitif, or would pair nicely with spicy Asian dishes." - Keith Kenison, WinemakerAppellation: Washington stateAlcohol: 11.5%Total Acidity: 0.77g/100mlpH: 3.00Residual Sugar: 2.74g/100ml ** SOLD OUT **
Food Pairings for 14 Hands Riesling Washington
This refreshing Pinot Gris presents aromas and flavors of fresh melon, green apple and light notes of honeysuckle. Its light quality makes it an excellent pairing for seafood.
|Alcohol: 12.5%||pH: 3.32|
|Total Acidity: 0.57 grams per liter|
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