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GEISENHEIM 2017

Price: $15.95

Zesty and fresh, the aromas of sweet citrus jump out of the glass, grapefruit and orange are layered with hints of peach and a subtle minerality. The aromas carry to the palate with a refreshing acidity and elegant finish.

Food Parings: Fish, Poultry, lighter style pastas

Alcohol: 12.5%

Originating in Germany; Geisenheim 322 is a crossing of Seibel 7053 and Riesling. Typically the Geisenheim variety has an aromatic profile of mineral, grapefruit, peach and hints of herbs a light and lively variety that produces dry to sweet style table wines.

Not a widely planted variety, and always fun to see what aromas and flavours are expressed – some years it is very peach forward, other years citrus. This Geisenheim had grapefruit aromas from the fermentation stage – now a little more subtle and balanced by other notes of citrus and fruit.
A dry wine with 13g/L sugar, the residual sugar softens and balances the acidity