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Apaltagua, Riesling Reserva, Curicó Valley, 2019

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Apaltagua, Riesling Reserva, Curicó Valley, 2019

This is surprisingly correct, dry and classy, showing that the Chileans are mastering coolish climate Riesling as they have Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Whilst the Casablanca Valley - which runs from the western slopes of the Andes to the cool... Read More

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Apaltagua, Riesling Reserva, Curicó Valley, 2019

ColourWhite

RegionCasablanca

GrowerApaltagua

Grape VarietyRiesling

Vintage2019

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureScrewcap

CodeAPA719

Style

Dry

Dry > Sweet

Riesling

Riesling    

Jancis Robinson, MW: "the world’s greatest white grape" ?

Origins

Unquestionably German: documented in the 15th C

Characteristics   

  • Very hardy; can resist  -20°C
  • High acidity, even when sugar levels are high…but low in alcohol
  • Reflects its...
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Apaltagua, Riesling Reserva, Curicó Valley, 2019

This is surprisingly correct, dry and classy, showing that the Chileans are mastering coolish climate Riesling as they have Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Whilst the Casablanca Valley - which runs from the western slopes of the Andes to the cool Pacific - is better known for Sauvignon and Chardonnay, Riesling, first planted in the 1990s, can also be very successful. True dry Riesling at a fair price - grapefruit with a floral note. Now-2023

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