Heart & Hands Dry Riesling
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Heart & Hands Dry Riesling - 2017

Item # 32657 750mL
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Located right by the Cayuga Lake, Heart & Hands is one of the premier producers in the Finger Lakes. This dry Riesling starts with passion fruits and kiwi as well as savory bamboo and black minerality. Enjoy this wine with grilled seafood.


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Staff Pick Notes

Stunningly focused Riesling from a small producer in the Finger Lakes of New York. Heart & Hands is managed by Tom and Susan Higgins, and they are tuned into the finite details of vineyards - down to individual rows they harvest from. The winery is located by Cayuga Lake, but they work with several local growers within the region. This wine is pure and bold. Notes of kiwi fruits, lemons rinds, and white peaches dance on the palate. A true gem.

- TD

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