- My Rating: [B-]
Riesling (God’s Mountain Vineyard) – Wild Goose Vineyards, 13.6% ABV – 750ml, (Okanagan Falls, BC, Canada) (*local BC wine)
on the back label:
“God’s mountain Vineyard is one of the most spectacular and rugged sites in the Okanagan. Grown in clay and sand solids, their roots esconced in deep gravel deposits, these 18 year-old vines are meticulously tended using biodynamic growing techniques. The result is a smaller but more concentrated fruit, floral, clover, apple and mineral flavours with clean citrus notes. This dry wine pairs beautifully with cheeses, chicken, pork, and seafood.”
- Style: (vintage, Riesling) White Wine
- Taste: Tangy fruity citrus apple acidity sour-puckery tart minerality
- Where I got it : Firefly / Vancouver
- How much: $23 CAD (after 10% off) – 750ml., May 2012
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: yes
- Would I recommend this to white wine lovers:
Visual: Screw-top cap. Pours very light sunshine yellow.
Nose: red and green apple, hints of soapy pear. (lvl-3)-pungency
Attack: white wine citrus acidity
Mid-palate: pronounced tangy acidity, light sour green apple, (lvl-1-sweetness), soft bright minerality
Finish: stealth alcohol throat warmth, tart-puckery, white grapey exhale
Summary: Decently drinkable, but not remarkably memorable. A good sipper.