Ponzi makes very little Riesling, which is a shame, because this is a big, full-bodied, leesy, mineral-soaked mouthful of fresh, zesty flavor. Whole cluster pressed, stainless steel fermentation, and 13% alcohol, it's a wine to gulp down by the glass. Pure pleasure.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.