Thermostat Rising…Cold Crisp Wine Stat

Posted on: May 17th, 2006 by

How about a moderate alcohol (10.5%) crisp, lively wine with a teeny-tiny touch of sweetness? Check out the Whidbey Island Winery Island White. What a chugger! From grapes grown on Whidbey Island! A blend of Madeleine Sylvaner and Madeleine Angevine! (HUH?)

These grapes seem to combine the raciness of a Loire Muscadet, a little bit of German Riesling with the RS, and a Gewurtz-y nose.

They also make single-grape varietals: A Madeline Angevine and a Siegerrebe. They are worth discovering.

I have blogged about Whidbey Island before, but I am so charmed by their wine and the story that I can’t help myself.

Click on the title of this post to peep Whidbey Island Winery info!

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