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Pacific Rim Riesling Vin de Glaciere 2012

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Our Vin de Glacière is sourced from our Wallula Vineyard which sits on ridge soaring 1,000 feet above the Columbia River. Because the vineyard is farmed with the highest sustainable standards, the wine beautifully portrays the characteristics of this unique piece of land in Washington State's Columbia Valley.

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Pacific Rim:
First released by Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard in 1992, Pacific Rim Dry Riesling quickly gained a loyal following among Riesling lovers. Known for its fresh and bright characteristics, the wine was a welcome alternative to over-oaked, one-dimensional white wines. As the American palate evolved in recent years toward wines with greater complexity and crisper acidity, the popularity of Pa... Read more
First released by Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard in 1992, Pacific Rim Dry Riesling quickly gained a loyal following among Riesling lovers. Known for its fresh and bright characteristics, the wine was a welcome alternative to over-oaked, one-dimensional white wines. As the American palate evolved in recent years toward wines with greater complexity and crisper acidity, the popularity of Pacific Rim Dry Riesling grew. Demand and enthusiasm for Pacific Rim Dry Riesling continued to gain momentum — and the excitement around the wine inspired a radical idea... the creation a winery exclusively dedicated to Riesling. In August of 2006, a small band of Bonny Doon expats moved to the Northwest from California with a common desire to craft the best Riesling in America... thus, Pacific Rim became its own winery. At Pacific Rim, we are passionate about Riesling (in fact, nearly 90% of Pacific Rim's production is comprised of Riesling wines); we are passionate about crafting world-class Riesling; and we are passionate about extolling the wondrous virtues of Riesling. Explore our website and — if you haven't already had the pleasure — try our wines. If you're not presently a Riesling zealot, we're certain that you, too, will soon discover the marvels of our favorite variety...Riesling. Read less

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Snooth User: tabednar
949302,449
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 08/28/2012

Nose filled with caramel. Medium to heavy mouthfell as one would expect. Coats the palate with caramel and brown sugar but not cloyingly sweet. Would make a nice desert wine that is not to sweet that it would make you sick. Great wine to price ratio.


Snooth User: cityofangels
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2011 04/03/2013

Five glasses


External Reviews for Pacific Rim Riesling Vin de Glaciere

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Vintage: 2006 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesOur Sweet Riesling shows an enchanting blast of candied apricot, pear, green tea and orange blossom. Transcendent when paired with crme brulée or fruit tarts.



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Our Vin de Glacière is sourced from our Wallula Vineyard which sits on ridge soaring 1,000 feet above the Columbia River. Because the vineyard is farmed with the highest sustainable standards, the wine beautifully portrays the characteristics of this unique piece of land in Washington State's Columbia Valley.

Dietary Information: Organic


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