Staff Pick

Ravines Wine Cellars Argetsinger Vineyard Dry Riesling 2011

9.342 ratings on Delectable

Ratings on Delectable

Mark Lindzy Delectable Pro

A lovely dry Riesling, with enough fruit and heft to pair very well with fried pork rinds w/espelette. Pears and kumquats.

A lovely dry Riesling, with enough fruit and heft to pair very well with fried pork rinds w/espelette. Pears and kumquats.

9.2

John Trinidad

Wine Blogger SFWineBlog

Danish winemaker in the Finger Lakes!

Danish winemaker in the Finger Lakes!

9.2

jerod peitsmeyer Delectable Pro

wow

wow

9.8

Sean Higuera Delectable Pro

Great single vineyard Riesling from the finger lakes. First single vineyard that really stands out!

Great single vineyard Riesling from the finger lakes. First single vineyard that really stands out!

9.6

Patrick Dorsey Delectable Pro

One of the greats from my homeland. Mineral-driven at first, but after about a half hour or so, some fruity tones came into play; regardless, the crunchy acidity was the star of the show. Btg at République (killer with the charcuterie board!).

One of the greats from my homeland. Mineral-driven at first, but after about a half hour or so, some fruity tones came into play; regardless, the crunchy acidity was the star of the show. Btg at République (killer with the charcuterie board!).

9.7

Bill Ward Delectable Pro

Racy as all get-out, with gobs of wet-stone goodness and ample (mostly stone) fruit. A harbinger of the classic levels the Finger Lakes can attain (I hope) with dry Riesling.

Racy as all get-out, with gobs of wet-stone goodness and ample (mostly stone) fruit. A harbinger of the classic levels the Finger Lakes can attain (I hope) with dry Riesling.

9.6

Mike Dombrow Delectable Pro

Buyer Sunfish Cellars

Beautiful in it's simplicity.

Beautiful in it's simplicity.

9.4

August Deimel Delectable Pro

First time, amazingly, that I have tried the iconic Argetsinger vineyard Riesling. As a rule, I find Ravines' Rieslings to be a bit austere for my taste. They're fine examples of the style - it's just not a style I gravitate toward. This, however, is a different beast from the standard Ravines Riesling bottling. A percentage of the wine is barrel fermented and you can tell. The textural qualities that come from the barrels do a great deal to smooth out the potentially searing acidity of the wine. The aromatics are showing tell-tale petrol notes indicating that the wine is getting a bit of age on it, but rather than covering up the rest of the nose it adds complexity to a wine that only now at 3 years old seems to be coming together. Great wine! Thanks to Ms. Gummoe of Fox Run for sharing!

First time, amazingly, that I have tried the iconic Argetsinger vineyard Riesling. As a rule, I find Ravines' Rieslings to be a bit austere for my taste. They're fine examples of the style - it's just not a style I gravitate toward. This, however, is a different beast from the standard Ravines Riesling bottling. A percentage of the wine is barrel fermented and you can tell. The textural qualities that come from the barrels do a great deal to smooth out the potentially searing acidity of the wine. The aromatics are showing tell-tale petrol notes indicating that the wine is getting a bit of age on it, but rather than covering up the rest of the nose it adds complexity to a wine that only now at 3 years old seems to be coming together. Great wine! Thanks to Ms. Gummoe of Fox Run for sharing!

9.5

Aran Healy Delectable Pro

Partner Ruby WIne, Carlotta Cellars, Thistle Cellars

Best

Best

10

Elyse Imamura Delectable Pro

Unbelievable. Best domestic Riesling. Extremely similar to alsace. Super minerally from the limestone soil. Bone dry with some dry extract.

Unbelievable. Best domestic Riesling. Extremely similar to alsace. Super minerally from the limestone soil. Bone dry with some dry extract.

9.7

Location

  • 803 Sibley Memorial Hwy
    Lilydale, MN 55118

  • Hours:
    Monday-Saturday: 10am-9pm