New Release: 2010 Ponzi Riesling

Posted Fri, August 03, 2012 in All Posts

This beautiful Dry Riesling offers "delicate flavors of melon, pear and citrus with a finish of flinty mineral and orchard blossom." (Wines NW, July) A spectacular selection for for summer. Buy online.

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Wine Review Online’s Top Ten Great Wine Destinations

Posted Wed, August 01, 2012 in All Posts

Sidetracks to Great Wine: Ten Top Destinations
By Michael Franz
Feb 14, 2012

Willamette Valley from Portland: Many wine professionals believe that the world's finest most complex reds are made from the Pinot Noir grape, and many maintain that America's best renditions of Pinot come from Oregon's Willamette Valley. Though much larger than the Napa Valley (which can be driven from end to end in well under an hour), the Willamette Valley begins just outside of the Portland city limits.

An initial tasting at Ponzi Vineyards will immediately confirm that your journey was a good idea, and...

MV Pinot Noir Reviewd by WSJ

Posted Mon, July 30, 2012 in All Posts

2010 MV Pinot Noir from Ponzi Vineyards ($17) named after Mr. Vongerichten's wife Marja. It's a bright, juicy Oregon Pinot, well-balanced if light—but a great match with the crab cake and snap peas and unaccountably perfect with the foie gras and strawberry brule, which may have been the best bar food I've ever tasted in my life. 

7/20/2012

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Wines Northwest Reviews New Release Riesling

Posted Mon, July 30, 2012 in All Posts

 

Ponzi Vineyards 
2010 Riesling
Willamette Valley
$15.00

Just behind the Riesling above, but way ahead of the crowd, Ponzi Riesling shows the complexity that winemaker Luisa Ponzi brings out from each vintage.  Look for aromas of honeydew melon and pear with notes of spice and floral perfume.  The palate offers delicate flavors of melon, pear and citrus with a finish of flinty mineral and orchard blossom.