Category Archives: riesling

Forge Finger Lakes Riesling 2013

Forge Cellars, Riesling, Finger Lakes AVA, New York, USA, 2013 On the Finger Lakes. This wine: lot no. L002013 (on rear label), varietal riesling; hand-harvested and whole cluster pressed, fermented then aged for 8 months – 40% in stainless steel … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Hengst Riesling 2012

Josmeyer, Riesling, Grand Cru Hengst, AOC Alsace Grand Cru, Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2012 This wine: lot No. L279 (below the capsule) certified biodynamic and organic, varietal riesling; as far as I can tell, fermented, and then stabilised, in temperature … Continue reading

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Dreissigacker Riesling 2016

Weingut Dressigacker, Riesling, Trocken, Qualitätswein, Bechtheim, Rheinhessen, Germany, 2016 On Anbaugebiete Rheinhessen. Consumer tasting note: obviously a German riesling – strong aromas, lime and cooking apple, with an edge of richer stone and tropical fruit, dry with good acidity, modest … Continue reading

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Kanzemer Altenberg Auslese 1976

Maximilian v. Othegraven, Riesling, Weingut Kanzemer Berg, VDP QmP Kanzemer Altenberg Auslese (Saar), Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany, 1976 This wine: lot No. not required until the early 1990s, 1991 I believe, fuder (barrel) 8 (on front label), varietal riesling, coated natural cork … Continue reading

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Similkameen Valley Riesling 2016

Little Farm Winery, Mulberry Tree Vineyard, Riesling, BC VQA Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada, 2016 On riesling and petrochemical aromas. On BC VQA (British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance) Similkameen Valley The Similkameen Valley vineyard, at latitude ~49°N, and altitude ~380m, … Continue reading

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Aldi Clare Valley Riesling 2018

Aldi (made by Taylors Wines), The Exquisite Collection, Riesling, Clare Valley, South Australia, 2018 This wine: lot No. L20190517 (below back label), varietal riesling, screw-cap closure, 11.5% abv, Aldi, £7 (01/20) Consumer tasting note: Decanter (online) classed this wine as … Continue reading

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Riesling Nahe Eiswein 2002

Weingut Michael Schafer, Riesling, Eiswein, Burg Layer Rothenberg, QmP, Nahe, Germany, 2002 On the classification of German wine. This wine: lot No. not found, and fair to assume a single bottling run; varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure, 7.5% abv, … Continue reading

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Pichler Trocken Riesling 2004

Rudi Pichler, Trocken, Weissenkirchner Steinriegl, Wachau (qualitatswein), Niederösterreich, Austria, 2004 On the classification of Austrian wine. This wine: lot No. not found, so a single bottling run; varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure (stained for 25% length), 12% abv, Gauntleys, … Continue reading

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Lidl Clare Valley Riesling 2017

[Lidl] Riesling, Clare Valley, South Australia, 2017 This wine: lot No. L0585P1 (on back label), varietal riesling, screw cap closure, 11% abv, Lidl, £6.99 (10/19) Consumer tasting note: I bought this out of interest, a couple of days after it … Continue reading

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Chapoutier Schieferkopf 2012

Michel Chapoutier, Riesling – Selection Parcellaire, Lieu dit Berg, AOC Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2012 This wine: lot No. L3335BE (on the glass just above the front label), varietal riesling, 14% abv, coated natural cork closure, stained for about 10mm, … Continue reading

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