Tag: German wine

St. Urban Hof Nik Weis Wiltinger Riesling Kabinett 2018, Mosel, Germany

Light golden in color.

Sweet nose of pears, yellow apples, melons, light petrol, pineapples, tropical fruits, light banana, kiwifruit, minerals and white pepper.

Full bodied and oily with high acidity.

Sweet on the palate with lemons, citrus, apples, asian pears, minerals, light apricot, spices, honeydew and sea salt.

Long finish with tangy limes.

This is a delicious sweet Riesling from Mosel, Germany.

Nicely balanced with enough sugar for the high acidity. Showing nice complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

Very tasty and easy to drink. Will age nicely in the next 5 to 15 years.

A great wine to sip on by itself as a dessert, or to pair with spicy Asian food.

9% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

Nik Weis Urban Riesling 2018 Mosel, Germany

Pale lemon in color with a golden tint.

Fruity nose of citrus, lemons, red apples, limes, minerals, sea salt and white pepper.

Full bodied with high acidity.

Medium sweet on the palate with citrus, apples, melons, light herbs, minerals and spices.

Long finish with tangy lemon rind.

This is a very tasty Riesling from Mosel. Showing mild complexity with a great mouthfeel.

Tasty and enjoyable. Rich with bright acidity. Tangy with nice sweetness.

Easy drinking and good by itself or with food. Would pair very nicely with spicy Asian food. I had it all by itself by the pool.

100% Riesling grapes were fermented on their own yeast.

10% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$13.

Adolph Mueller Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett Riesling 1982 Mosel, Germany

Here is another great taste of history. This 37 year old is surprisingly, still very drinking nicely. Showing lots of complexity on the nose and palate.

Medium plus in body and crisp, with medium plus acidity.

Off dry on the palate with citrus, honey, ripped apples, light maple, tropical fruits, pineapples, citrus and Indian spices.

Tangy finish with spices and honey.

Very Stinky right out of the bottle, and better as it opens up (30 minutes).

Very enjoyable by itself or with food. I paired it with a spicy Tuna Tataki dish.

10% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

Selbach Oster Graacher Domprobst Riesling Spatlese 2005 Mosel, Germany

Light honey in color with a golden tint.

A very aromatic and sweet nose of yellow apples, lemons, apricots, melons, honey suckle, tropical fruits and spices.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.

Semi sweet on the palate with lemons, citrus, red apples, tropical fruits, Mediterranean spices, honey, butterscotch and bitter herbs.

Short finish with limes.

This is a great 14 year old Riesling from Mosel, Germany. Showing great complexity and mouthfeel. I wish it had a longer finish, though.

Surprisingly, I did not get any diesel notes.

Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up. Very enjoyable by itself as a dessert.

Robert Parker 92 points.

Will continue to age nicely in the next 10 to 15 years. Just Delicious.

13% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$25.

Anton Balbach Niersteiner Rosenberg Riesling 1977, Germany

This is a wonderful aged Riesling from Germany. Showing great complexity and mouthfeel. Light and buttery at the same time.

Off dry on the palate with citrus, lemons, diesel, tropical fruits, minerals, white pepper, sea salt, mangoes and pineapples.

Needs 30 minutes to open up properly and bring out all that complexity on the nose.

This 41 year old is well balanced with nice acidity to balance out the sugars. Refreshing when properly chilled.

So delicious 😋

I paired it with some seafood appetizers, and especially loved it with the spicy Tuna.

9.5% alcohol by volume.

700ml bottle.

93 points.

Emma Reichart Dry Riesling 2017 Rheinhessen, Germany

I know it’s November, but It’s still hot around here and a Riesling might do the trick.

Pale lemon in color with a yellow tint.

Strong fruity nose with lemons, melons, light peaches, light tropical fruits, bananas and minerals.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, lemons, minerals, light vegetables and bitter almonds.

Medium finish with tangy limes.

This is an above-average, dry Riesling from Rheinhessen, Germany. Not fully balanced, but crisp and refreshing.

Good by itself or with food. Will pair nicely with Asian or spicy food.

11.5 % alcohol by volume.

85 points.

$5.

Dr. Beckermann Leibfraumilch 2017, Rheinhessen, Germany

Light gold in color with a yellow tint.

Fruity nose of lemons, citrus, melons, light red apples, minerals, white pepper and light diesel.

Full bodied with medium plus acidity.

Semi sweet on the palate with citrus, lemons, apples, bitter herbs, minerals and light tropical fruits.

Nice finish with tangy limes.

This is a simple white wine from Rheinhessen. Not fully balanced, but enjoyable by itself.

Good right out of the bottle and needs to be very chilled.

A good summer wine and good for parties.

9.5% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$5.

Columbia River Landing Riesling 2016, Columbia Valley, Washington State

Pale lemon in color, almost see through.

Fruity nose of diesel, limes, citrus, red apples, spices, minerals, sea salt, honey and light tropical fruits.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing.

Off dry on the palate with citrus, diesel, minerals, lemons, pears and spices.

Medium on the finish with limes and grapefruits.

This is a simple Riesling from Washington State. Well balanced and refreshing when properly chilled.

Enjoyable by itself or with food like spicy Indian dishes.

10.5% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$5.

Schmidt Sohne Relax Riesling 2016 Mosel, Germany

Pale lemon in color with a golden hue.

Nice nose of lemons, pineapples, diesel, red apples, minerals and spices.

Medium plus in body with high acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Semi sweet on the palate with citrus, lemons, green apples, pears, light tropical fruits, pineapples, minerals, sea salt and black pepper.

Long finish with limes.

This simple Riesling from Mosel is well balanced and enjoyable by itself or with food. Showing nice acidity that balances out the residual sugar.

A great white wine to drink by the pool, and pairs nicely with spicy Thai food.

9% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$11.