Empire Estate Riesling 'Reserve' Finger Lakes 2016
Founded by Thomas Pastuszak just a few years ago, with the goal of showcasing how diverse the Finger Lakes region of New York can be, Empire State highlights the Riesling grape, with fruit sourced from various vineyard sites to create a textured, layered bottle. The 2016 is vinified bone dry, full of green apple, mineral, and citrus-driven flavors. Zesty, lime-tinged acidity gives way to a lasting, thirst-quenching finish.
A versatile contender for ‘Greatest White Wine Grape in the World’ honors this German icon is not only insistently aromatic and mineral-rich but thrillingly acidic even at “sweet” ripeness levels.More wines with this grape