Ryan Patrick Wines 2016 Olsen Brothers Vineyard Riesling

December 30, 2017 

Appellation: Yakima Valley

The Olsen family has been selling its award-winning grapes since closing their winery in Prosser, Wash., which is where Jeremy Santo, the winemaker for this Leavenworth brand, grew up. His dry Riesling for this Milbrandt-owned brand is invigorating and minerally as nectarine, white peach and lime peel lead to a racy finish. It won best of class at the 2017 Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival on its way to earning a Platinum in the 18th annual "best of the best" judging by Wine Press Northwest magazine.

Rating: Outstanding! by Wine Press Northwest. (12% alc.)

Price: $12

Production: 2,000 cases

Food pairings: Enjoy with spicy Asian fare, white meat such as chicken and pork or a fruit-and-cheese plate.

Ryan Patrick, 636 Front St., Leavenworth, 509-888-2236, www.ryanpatrickwines.com.

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