We're celebrating the Summer of Riesling by trying a different bottle every weekday. Got a favorite riesling? Recommend it in the comments!
I wish I could say this riesling kicked ass (since that's what they're going for with the name) but for me it was so-so. There's a splash of tangy lemon-lime flavor and hint of nectarine, plus a little fizz on the tongue and a tart green apple bite. But it lacked complexity and we weren't really detecting much minerality. This wine just isn't in the same echelon as the Poet's Leap (our reigning Washington State champion.)
At a hot-weather party, I'd be satisfied with drinking this, and it would work well with Thai dishes that have a hint of sweetness.
Around $14, sample provided for review.