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Shades of Blue

Riesling

Region: Germany / Mosel
Grapes: 100% Riesling

AVAILABLE MARKETS: New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin

Shades of Blue Riesling is a semi-dry wine with a fresh and fruity pallet that has both tropical fruit notes as well as a crisp citrus finish. Shades of Blue is produced from Germany's Mosel Region, on the steep slopes of the Mosel river. This region is famous for its vineyards comprised primarially of slate, which imparts a mineral characteristic to the wines.

HARVEST NOTE
The growing season in the Mosel is long, with harvest generally taking place into October, which ensures that the Riesling grapes reach optimal ripeness and maintain their characteristic juicy acidity. After harvest, the grapes are pressed and the juice is slowly fermented in temperature controlled tanks, preserving the delicate fruit. Following fermentation the wines are kept in stainless steel tanks before bottling.

tasting note

With fragrant aromas of tropical and stone fruits, this semi-dry Riesling balances ripe fruit notes with a crisp citrus finish. Serve well chilled.

food pairing

Enjoy Shades of Blue as a refreshing drink on its own at any waterside destination, or pair with spicy dishes, salads, chicken dishes, fish, cheeses or desserts.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Riesling
APPELLATION: Mosel
PH: 3.1
ACIDITY: 6.4 g/l
ABV: 9.5%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 44.6 g/l

points of distinction

  • Germany’s Mosel region is known for producing the worlds’ most famous Riesling wines.
  • Riesling’s fruity acidity pairs with many different dishes, like spicy & ethnic food.
  • Steep vineyards with slate soils give the wine a distinct, characteristic mineral note.
  • about the grape +
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Transport yourself to your favorite waterside destination with the tantalizing tropical fruit and sweet citrus notes of Shades of Blue Riesling.

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