Seven Hills Winery 2013 Old Vines Riesling, Columbia Valley, $15

By on September 9, 2015

Seven Hills Winery-2013-Old Vines RieslingBest Buy! Some folks may think of Casey McClellan and Seven Hills Winery for only their world-class red wines. That would be a mistake, especially considering their recent releases of Pinot Gris, Dry Rosé and this Riesling  — traditionally focused on historic blocks at Snipes and Willard vineyards in the Yakima Valley. From a greenish tint reminiscent of a Grüner Veltliner come aromas of  Gatorade lemon/lime powder, Granny Smith apple, wet stone and crushed gravel. On the palate, there’s a nice beginning kick of Jolly Rancher Green Apple candy, apricot, spearmint and lavender syrup. It comes with enjoyable viscosity that finishes dry with a bit of white peach skin tannin for a long complex finish.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 700 cases

Alcohol: 11.6%

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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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