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Monster Vineyards 2012 Riesling

Flavours of red apple, lime and peach are intense and easy to like. The acidity isn’t overly aggressive, and the finish is pleasant and cleansing. One warning with this Riesling: you’ll wonder how the bottle got consumed so quickly. Match the wine up with some fatty grilled pork in order to cut through the meat’s richness, or with some lighter seafood, like scallops.

 Producer Monster Vineyards
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals Riesling
 Alcohol 13.9% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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Varietal Facts

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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Community Reviews

5 out of 5 starsReviewed on May 06, 2017
Very impressed! It taste like honey and oak, excellent with stake, Brie cheese, and cinnamon bread. I'm in love.
4 out of 5 starsReviewed on July 04, 2016
This wine is a super bright Riesling with a mild acidity. I paired it with scallops and it was amazing!
4 out of 5 starsReviewed on March 10, 2016
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About the Producer

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Monster Vineyards

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

About Our Monsters For as long as Okanaganites can remember, Lake Okanagan has been said to be haunted by the presence of a Loch-Ness-like lake creature. Can such a formidable beast possibly be lurking in our waters? Is Ogopogo real? Can there truly be such a bonafide living creature? We said “…naaah”! Monster...

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