Flecks of flint and stone add a sleek minerality to flavors of underripe peach and apricot on Roman Roth's Long Island Riesling. It's a tad thin on the palate, but brisk lemon-lime acidity and flavors of sour plum and lemon pith on the finish are tasty.
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