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Riesling

Definition: Riesling


Riesling is a type of white wine and one of the world's finest grape varieties. It's a classic, noble German white grape that produces many great flavorful, wide ranging, crisp wines. Styles range from bone dry to super sweet. Aromas and flavors include apricot, peach, wet slate, minerals, flowers and petrol (when it's aged). The Riesling grape's ability to retain its acidity while achieving high sugar levels is what creates wines with considerable aging potential. Pair with appetizers, desserts, pork, poultry or fish. Rieslings are also able to handle the spice and zest of Asian foods.

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d_a_p_h_n_e d_a_p_h_n_e 9 years
I don't drink wine... but i LOOOOOVE Riesling!
deezie deezie 10 years
one word mirassou its a true riesling! very good for the price only $7.49 a bottle. its from california...try it!!!
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 10 years
I'm so glad you are mentioning Riesling! It's one of my favorites and every time I tell someone about it they've never heard of it. My favorite brand is Robert Mondavi.
kiddylnd kiddylnd 10 years
The only reason I drink wine. My favorite is the Columbia Winery Riesling. It's made locally and I can usually get it for between $6-10.
JustSomeChick JustSomeChick 10 years
Mmmm... one of my favorites!
Casimira Casimira 10 years
I love Reisling. My favorite variety of Reisling is Auslese, partially because my family is from that region of Germany/France, but also because I think it pairs better with food than the plain Reisling does. I know there are a few other varieties of it as well. They all taste differently because the soil type affects the taste of the finished product. If you wiki Reisling it gives all the different varieties and how they differ.
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
Hogue Reisling! That is the best one I've ever bought too. It is not too sweet, but still has a lot of flavor. Yum.
lilren lilren 10 years
I'm a huge fan of Hogue Reisling.
SeptemberLights SeptemberLights 10 years
I love riesling! my favorite brands are colombia crest and champagne creek. they are only 8-12$ a bottle and they are delicately sweet but refreshingly crisp. Go out and buy some!
lovekailua lovekailua 10 years
love riesling!
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
this is my favorite wine, EVAR. i could never drink it with dinner though, it's just too sweet. gross.
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