Ravines begins with a darker more brassy color than the Columbia Winery Riesling, has a more stony aroma with the slightest hints of sandalwood and citrus.
The texture is lighter, but not unsubstantial, and carries good acidity, better with fish than the sweeter Riesling.
Teasing-out the flavors is a bit more complicated, but the concept of "mineral-ality" is striking, and is followed with the slightest hints of grapefruit and pear which carry onto the fair finish with some ginger spice.
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