Troon 2017 Whole Grape Ferment Riesling (Applegate Valley)

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This orange wine (in color and fermentation practices) bears little resemblance to any traditional concept of Riesling. Which is not to say it isn't fascinating, and well-made besides, in its unique style. Scents of orange blossom and citrus open into a broad palate with more citrus and lemon-curd flavors. Fermented on the skins, as you would a red wine, it has more phenolic bite than other Rieslings, and would be a fun wine to taste against a broad array of appetizers and entrées. Paul Gregutt

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