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Chateau Fontaine Dry White Riesling

Delicious Riesling characteristics of pear and peach in a fully dry, traken style wine with a crisp bracing finish. These grapes are picked three weeks earlier than the Semi-Sweet Riesling. The Dry White Riesling from Chateau Fontaine received the John Rose Award for best Riesling in 2012 at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition; this award is given to the Riesling wine considered best in the world.

 Producer Chateau Fontaine
 Region Leelanau Peninsula
 Country United States
 Varietals Riesling

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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Riesling | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Riesling

An introductory guide to Riesling wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings and growing regions...
Try Reisling Wine if You Like Chenin Blanc.   Overview of Riesling Wine A variety of styles from bone dry to very sweet. High in acidity and very aromatic.   How To Pronounce the grape Reisling: REES-ling   Why We Like Riesling Wine It’s complex and varies depending on the region and the winemaking...
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 301: Riesling

Now that you’ve read the introductory guide to the Riesling wine varietal, it’s time to dig deeper into the Vitus vinifera grape variety.
Click Here for the Introductory Guide to Riesling   Riesling (Vitis vinifera var ‘Riesling’) A very aromatic vitis vinifera grape variety that originate in the Rhine region of Germany. Pronounced ‘REEce-ling’   Specific Regions where Pinot Noir Grapes Are Grown Mosel, Germany is known for producing...

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About the Producer

Chateau Fontaine
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Chateau Fontaine

Lake Leelanau, Michigan, United States Lake Leelanau, Michigan, United States

Chateau Fontaine is a family-run winery that opened its tasting room doors in 2000. Dan and Lucie Matthies started growing grapes in 1987, and made their first Chardonnay in 1998. Starting with Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, Chateau Fontaine now grows 15 varietals and produces some of the...

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