Written By: Thomas M. Ciesla    
              Photographs by Thomas M. Ciesla
              Published in Texas Women's Golf; Spring, 2006

This vastly underappreciated noble grape is finally emerging from the shadow of the mighty Chardonnay to regain its rightful place as 'the finest white grape'.

Riesling (left) is a late-ripening grape with a moderate yield making it difficult to grow, especially under unpredictable and tempermental climate conditions. A charmer in the glass (above), this dry riesling is crisp and clear with wonderful aromatics.

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