Empire Estate, Dry Riesling Reserve - 2019

Empire Estate, Dry Riesling Reserve - 2019 - Good Wine Good People

Empire Estate, Dry Riesling Reserve - 2019

Regular price £34.50

Autumn 2019 boasted a truly spectacular run of weather. Following a nearly perfect and warm September, the crisp October that followed gave us grapes with both ripe flavours, and refreshing acidity.

Made from one vineyard site, this Reserve is a response to a wine that rose to the top in the cellar and was special from the moment the grapes were picked. It was harvested later than any other of our vineyards. Golden-yellow in color, this Riesling delivers aromas of yellow apple, dried lemon, candied ginger and fresh herbs, all backed by nervy river rock & smoky mineral notes. Intense & focused on the palate, with significant richness and weight to balance the wine’s acidity, the finish carries mineral & fruit tones with great length to drink today, or lay down for future enjoyment.


GWGP is thrilled to introduce EMPIRE ESTATE to the United Kingdom! The force behind EE is Finger Lakes native son, Thomas Pastuzak, former executive wine director of The NoMad in NYC. Thomas was named one of the Best New Sommeliers of 2012 by Wine & Spirits Magazine, Forbes' 30 Under 30 in 2013, and one of Food & Wine’s Sommeliers of the Year of 2015. He created Empire Estate to showcase the incredible Finger Lakes region of New York State. Along with renowned winemaker Kelby James Russell (Apollo's Praise, formerly Red Newt Cellars) their goal is to present Finger Lakes Riesling to the world and give everyone yet another reason to love New York. Be sure to try their Traditional Method SPARKLING RIESLINGS, too!

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GRAPES: Riesling
REGION: New York
SUBREGION: Finger Lakes
ALCOHOL ~ 12.70%
VOLUME: 0.75

Learn more at: empireestatewine.com

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