Cienega Valley Riesling, 2018

Produced by Saison Winery

Brilliant pale straw core with silvery rim. Zesty lemon, lime, and peaches, with white flowers and crushed stones. A nuance of petrol and comes in and out of the glass. Approachable yet age-worthy.

Icons/location pin Cienega Valley, San Benito, California
Icons/wine/white Uncommon White
Icons/star Rare wine (155 cases produced)
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The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
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  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
  • Funkiness
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Food Pairing

Pork, Shellfish, Cured Meat

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Tasting Notes

Lemon, Lime, Peach, White Flower, Wet Stone

What's cool?

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Noteworthy Topography

The Cienega Valley AVA, where these grapes are grown, is divided by the San Andreas fault.

Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo, California

Saison Winery

Saison Winery is based in the Santa Cruz Mountains and is born from the ethos of Saison Restaurant in San Francisco. We are focused on pure expressions of terroir with minimalist winemaking to showcase the soul of the vineyard.

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Riesling (100%)
ABV: 11.0%
Harvest
Riesling from Cienega Valley (100%).
Winemaking
Aging
Aged for 11 months

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