Lip-smackingly good old vine, single vineyard Riesling from the Willamette Valley, the Ransom Sunnyside Vineyard Riesling.
Riesling the Sunnyside Vineyard (planted in 1970) in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. The wine was fermented and aged for a short period in stainless steel tanks and has 5 g/L of residual sugar.
Sample submitted for review. The Ransom Sunnyside Vineyard Riesling has an SRP of $19 but is available for around $17. Only 117 cases were produced.
From the winery:
This single vineyard, old vine bottling from the South Salem Hills is a classic, terroir-revealing Riesling. Opening with fresh fruit aromas of key lime and pineapple, the palate offers vivid acidity and flavors of Meyer lemon zest and candied ginger wrapped around a mineral vein. The wine finishes fresh and bright, with a beguiling note of honeysuckle blossom. A delight to drink now, but also exceedingly age-worthy.
Produced and Bottled by The Great Oregon Wine Company
The 2019 Ransom Sunnyside Vineyard Riesling from the Great Oregon Wine Company begins with pleasing aromas of apple and a little petrol plus lemon and lime. It's a bit muted on the nose but that's definitely not the case when tasting this wine.
Taking a sip reveals loads and loads of lemon in the mouth plus a bit of honey. With good acidity this is a nice, crisp wine with a dash of minerality. This is quite a nice example of Riesling.
It ends long with a lip-smacking finish of sweet tasting lemon that lingers on the lips.
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2019 Ransom Sunnyside Vineyard Riesling
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