Smith-Madrone make a truly stunning example of New World Riesling - absolutely superb.
A visit to Stuart and Charles Smith’s winery, high up on Spring Mountain, is like a journey back to the halcyon days of 1970s Napa Valley. This is not the land of technological wine making, fancy tasting rooms and ...Learn more
“Spring Mountain District. A herbal, full bodied style of Riesling on the nose ... But there is admirable acidity and it finishes dry - much drier than most American Rieslings. In fact it's a bit young. A sterling effort and I feel they should be rewarded for persisting with Riesling in the Napa Valley! ...”
“Lemons and honey, cinnamon and peppermint dominate on the nose. This is completed with a juicy sweet grapefruit to taste. There’s enough zesty acidity to make it refreshing, complemented with some typical Riesling characteristics that last. Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/usa/california/smith-madrone-napa-valley-spring-mountain-riesling-2014-14055#VwJ0VUZYUTFJOQvv.99”