Refreshing Riesling – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Refreshing Riesling


Workers handpicking grapes at Round Rock Vineyard (Courtesy of Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars)

Lamoreaux Landing farms 120 acres along the east side of Seneca Lake, with many subdivisions. Round Rock lies on three gravelly loam series, on the steepest slope of the property, which may account for the warmth and weight of this wine. This grew with every sip, starting off wheaty with a whiff of petrol, taking on flavors of pineapple and citrus, gaining dimension with air, becoming not so much rich but weighty over 2 days, comforting like a heavy sweater, maintaining an elastic snap and gentle acidity, for a finish of lasting tension and length. (165 cases) 

94

Lamoreaux Landing 2020 Round Rock Vineyard Riesling

Every week, our editors highlight a wine that intrigued them in our blind panel tastings, expanding on their tasting note in this space. These are entirely editorial choices; there are no paid placements. Subscribers can also access the original tasting note by searching here.

Patrick J. Comiskey covers US wines for Wine & Spirits magazine, focusing on the Pacific Northwest, California’s Central Coast and New York’s Finger Lakes.


This is a W&S web exclusive. Get access to all of our feature stories by signing up today.