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Understanding WA Wines

"Coastal Washington has beauty and charms all its own, but Eastern Washington is predominently where the state's wines come from -- most famously its cabernet sauvignon, merlot, riesling and syrah, among other varietals and blends. The state grows almost 70 grape varieties, in roughly a 60/40 split, red to white...

...Recommended: 2015 Poet's Leap Riesling, from Long Shadows Vintners, this off-dry riesling offers stone and tropical fruits, melon, lemon, minerality, crisp acidity and a long finish."