It has expressive aromas of white flowers – such as jasmine – as well as citrus notes.
In the mouth, it is fresh and mineral, with good acidity. Its complex and delicate character makes it very attractive.
The Uco Valley climate presents warm days and cool nights, with an average temperature variation of 12.5 °C (54.5 °F) and an average annual rainfall of 280 mm (11 in). The vines yield 10 tons per hectare, and they are grown in espaliers, using snow-melt water and drip irrigation systems.
The grapes are hand-picked during the day time, the first week of March. A very careful, protective destemming and pressing process is carried out. Fermentation takes place at low temperatures, between 12 and 15 °C(53.6 – 59 °F), in stainless steel tanks, to preserve the primary aromas.
Doña Paula Estate Riesling is grown on sandy soils with alluvial and calcareous stones, in Alluvia Vineyard, Gualtallary, at 1,350 (4,430 feet) meters above sea level.
This wine has a pale yellow color.
Warm Camembert cheese and mushrooms wrapped in phyllo pastry, served with arugula salad and chestnuts in syrup. The dish has a lot of textures and flavors.