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Wine of the Week: Carl Sitmann Qualitatswein Riesling 2008 July 12, 2010

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Riesling (pronounced as Reez-ling) is considered one of the most noble white wine grape varietals worldwide and is appreciated by novice wine drinkers and connoisseurs alike. In Alsace France, Riesling can be produced as an extremely dry and refreshing wine; however this versatile grape can also produce some of the world’s most sought after dessert wines. The usual flavor profile of Riesling has notes of peaches, honeysuckle, apple and jasmine with a mineral-like component.

whitewine.jpgSpecifically, the Carl Sittmann Qualitatswein Riesling 2008 has enticing and aromatic flavors of fresh granny smith apples and dried nectarines.  The flavor profile of this wine exudes similar, but intensified characteristics of fresh apple cider, fresh apricot and honey-laced Crenshaw melon.  The finish of this wine echoes the main flavor profile with an additional note of ripe nectarines with a slight hint of lemon.  Perfect for everyday as an aperitif, but also pairs wonderfully with light appetizers or spicy culinary fare.

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Carl Sittmann Qualitatswein Riesling 2008
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Sale Price $8.99.  Retail $9.99. Save $1.00

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