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Finger Lakes Riesling

Wine of the Week: Trestle 31 2017 Riesling

The Trestle 31 2017 Riesling draws outside of the lines. First of all, the label only says Riesling, which in the Finger Lakes normally means that it is a semi-dry Riesling and you can expect some sweetness to it. But this is a bone-dry wine, with barely any residual sugar. Second of all, it drops the usual flavors of tart green apple which you see in a lot of Finger Lakes Rieslings. Citrus plays in big time with this wine. There’s candied lemon peel all over the place which makes for a nice peppery mouth with a long mildly electric finish.

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