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Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling 2014 Wine Review

Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling 2014

Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling 2014

Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Charles Smith

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A vibrant, lime-fresh Washington State Riesling with racy acidity on the palate for seafood and shellfish. Very nicely done.

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This Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling 2014 was reviewed on October 26, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 301671
  • $13.25 
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Reviews and Ratings

Cheri rated this wine as 90/100
Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This off-dry riesling has excellent balance, and lots of ripe fruit, with a nice floral and mineral component. The aromas are of candied lime, tart red apple, peach/apricot, honey, elderflower, lilac, and crushed stone. Flavours show more of the same, with a touch of spice (nutmeg, white pepper). The acidity is high, and the body medium. The residual sugar adds some viscosity and texture to the palate, but the high acidity keeps the wine vibrant. The length is good, with lingering acids. Pair with spicy asian cuisine. Tasted Dec. 2016.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2014 vintage is clear, bright pale gold colour, medium alcohol 12?V, 100% riesling from Columbia Valley, Washington State, USA. The wine shows off-dry, medium body, crisp, tangy and mouthwatering with medium acidity. Elegant and vibrant aromatics of crisp Granny Smith Apple, Asian pear, nectarine and a hint of orange blossom. Flavour intensity medium on the palate, showing similar to nose with a prominent minerality of wet limestone and a secondary of lime zest. And white pepper. This wine shows beautifully and is great quality at an accessible mid-price point. Recommend pairing with spicy Szechuan, pad Thai or your favourite South Asian fare, such as vegan Indian.
This zesty white wine with lots of acidity is produced by Charles Smith Wines.

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