Best Northwest wines of 2015: 30-21

By on December 29, 2015

22. Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $9

chateau-ste-michelle-dry-rieslingWendy Stuckey and Bob Bertheau collaborated on a stunning dry Riesling last year using an array of more than 100 lots. Its lime and orange citrus aromas are mirrored in its flavors and carry into a long finish that displays sublime minerality. The result is a wine that’s perfect for sipping or pairing with Asian food. It’s easy to see why this is considered one of the greatest dry Rieslings in the world – and drives Europeans crazy because of its price.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 61,000 cases

Alcohol: 12.5%

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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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