2016 Brooks Riesling Sweet P Eola-Amity Hills

Riesling: sweet but not too-too

2016 Brooks Riesling Sweet P Eola-Amity Hills

Brooks’ Sweet P is a medium-sweet Riesling, a little fey but not silly. The color is light and the texture lissome, but a shock of spritzy fruit and minerals animates its mid-section. The aromas are all white flowers and tree fruits, but it becomes more tropical on the palate, with Mandarin oranges, mangoes, guava, citrus peels. A streak of minerals and herbs keeps it interesting.

A good cheese course wine, its sweetness offsets the salt and its fruit feels refreshing. Nearly any cheese will do, from the young and delicate to the old or funky.

11.9% abv | $24 (sample)

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