Category Archives: riesling

Cousino Macul white Chile 2013

Cousino-Macul, Finis Terrae, Upper Maipo Valley, Central Valley, Chile, 2013 On Chile (courtesy of The Wine Society), Chilean wine regions map. This wine: lot No. L14230 22, a blend of 65% chardonnay, 30% riesling and 5% viognier; aged 8 months … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Hengst Riesling 2009

Josmeyer, Riesling, Grand Cru Hengst Samain, AOC Alsace Grand Cru, Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2009 This wine: lot No. L256, biodynamic, varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, ex-producer, €45 (07/16) Last tasted 28/04/18 Consumer tasting note: a golden … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Les Pierrets Alsace 2002

Josmeyer, Les Pierrets, Riesling, AOC/AOP Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2002 This wine: lot No. L233, organic (in conversion to biodynamic), varietal riesling, natural cork closure (stained to half length), 12.5% abv, Gauntleys, bin end, £23 (03/16). Last tasted 25/03/16 Consumer … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Hengst Riesling 2009

Josmeyer, Riesling, Grand Cru Hengst Samain, AOC Alsace Grand Cru, Alsace, France, 2009 This wine: lot No. L256, biodynamic, varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, ex-producer, €45 (07/16) Consumer tasting note: lemon hued, a lovely wine, just off-dry, … Continue reading

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Oatley Southern Riesling 2014

Robert Oatley, Riesling, Great Southern, West Australia, 2014 On the Great Southern wine region This is a vast rectangular viticultural region, measuring 200km E-W by 120km N-S, with a generally cool climate, ranging from coastal Mediterranean, to inland semi-continental. Irrigation … Continue reading

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Smith Riesling Washington 2016

Charles Smith Wines, Kungfu Girl, Riesling, Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, Wattawa, Washington State, USA, 2016 On Washington State The main growing area is in eastern Washington state, to the east and in the rain shadow of the coastal Cascade … Continue reading

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Tamar Ridge Riesling 2012

Tamar Ridge, Limited Release, Dessert Wine, Riesling, Tasmania, Australia, 2012 This wine: varietal riesling, screw cap closure, 7.5% abv, 375 ml, Vintage Wines, £18.90 (07/17) Consumer tasting note: a rich nose of exotic fruit, dark marmalade, dried citrus and honeyed … Continue reading

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