Washington Hills 2012 Late Harvest Riesling, Washington, $12

By on November 30, 2013

washington-hills-late-harvest-riesling-bottle-blueBest Buy! This slides into the medium-sweet region of the sweetness scale at 7% residual sugar, and while the profile is the same as the 2011 vintage, Hal Landvoigt and Precept excelled with this vintage and dramatically increased production. Inviting aromas of jasmine, peach, apple and apricot transition into a flavors of canned Bartlett pear and lychee. Ample acidity makes this a bit more quenching than many late harvest offerings.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 21,200 cases

Alcohol: 9.5%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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