Tag: Riesling

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.

Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery Spring Mountain District Riesling 2016, Napa Valley, California

Light golden in color and very pretty.

Strong nose of citrus, lemons, yellow apples, diesel, spices, minerals, light tropical fruits, sea salt and pineapples.

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

Dry on the palate with lemons, citrus, apples, pears, light diesel, pineapples, white pepper, light earth, herbs and spices.

Long tangy finish with limes and black pepper.

This is a very tasty Riesling from Napa Valley. Showing nice complexity with a nice mouthfeel. Nicely balanced and rich.

Although easy to drink, it is more of thinking wine. A good quality wine with lots to offer. The spicy finish makes it interesting.

Very expressive right out of the bottle, and calmed down after 30 minutes of airtime. Better when not too cold.

This 4 year old is drinking so fresh, and I love that. Would age nicely in the next 10 years. One of the better dry Rieslings that I had from California. Has the potential to be a 94+ point wine.

Good by itself or with food. I had it all by itself by the pool.

12.8% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$34.

Columbia Winery Cellarmaster’s Riesling 2008 Columbia Valley, Washington State

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A very interesting color of yellow, with an orange tint.

Strong nose of over ripen apples, Indian spices, melons, minerals, honeysuckle, white pepper and cooked lemons.

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

Medium sweet on the palate with ripened citrus fruits, lemons, honey, yellow apples, apricots, tropical fruits and white pepper.

Nice length on the finish with spices and limes.

This is a nice surprise. A delicious 12 year old Riesling from Washington State. Rich and expressive.

Nicely balanced with enough acidity to balance the sugars. Delicious by itself and the tangy finish makes it interesting.

Although it is still very enjoyable, it is on the decline now, and was probably better a few years ago.

Thank you David and Elvira for sharing this with me. Tasty and delicious.

I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

10% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

Red Tail Ridge Winery Good Karma Riesling 2018, Finger Lakes

This is a very enjoyable Riesling from the Finger Lakes. Showing diesel, citrus, limes, red and yellow apples and tropical fruits.

Medium-bodied with medium plus acidity.

Off dry to semi-sweet on the palate, and nicely balanced.

A good pool wine. Tasty and interesting with a tangy finish. Although low in alcohol, it is dangerously good.

9% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$14.

Koenig Alsace Riesling 2018, France

Pale lemon in color.

Strong nose of citrus, lemons, yellow and red apples, minerals, light diesel, white pepper and sea salt.

Medium bodied with high acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry to off dry on the palate with lemons, apples, pears, pineapples, spices, diesel, minerals and light earth.

Long tangy finish with limes and spices.

This is a delicious Riesling from Alsace. Tangy and bright. Showing nice complexity with a spicy aftertaste.

Tasty and enjoyable by itself or with food. Would pair nicely with spicy foods. Sushi comes to mind.

This would be interesting to try in 5 years.

Delicious and tangy.

12% alcohol by volume. Kosher. Mevushal.

91 points.

$20.

Carmel Winery Kayoumi Vineyard Riesling 2017, Israel

Pale lemon in color.

Strong nose of apples, lemons, diesel, minerals, light vegetables and spices.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with a touch of RS, and lemon grass, green apples, pears, light grapefruits, spices, herbs and white pepper.

Medium plus on the finish with tangy limes, grapefruits and peppercorn.

This is a very nice Riesling from Israel. Nicely balanced, tangy and tasty. Spicy with mild complexity.

Reminds me of a riesling from Mosel. A very nice sipping wine to have by the porch.

This Single Vineyard Riesling is a Good quality wine that will age nicely in the next 10 years.

Grapes are grown in the upper Galilee at 2,500 feet of elevation. Kosher.

12% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$25.

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.

Carmel Winery Kayoumi Vineyard Riesling 2017 Upper Galilee, Israel

A pretty and light golden in color.

Fruity nose with citrus, grapefruits, yellow apples, diesel, minerals and spices.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with lemons, green apples, pears, vegetables, spices, sea salt, green herbs, white pepper and minerals.

Medium finish with tangy limes and bitter vegetables.

This is a very nice dry Riesling from Israel. Showing mild complexity with a nice crisp mouthfeel.

This Single Vineyard is good by itself or with food. Fruity on the nose and earthier on the palate. Nice and interesting. A good quality wine. Crisp and refreshing.

This is one to put in the cellar for a while. Has the potential to age nicely in the next 5 years and get more complex.

This is my first dry Riesling from this region. I’ve had off-dry and semi-sweet ones before, and this is a nice surprise.

I drank it in a beautiful Le Deux glass, light and airy, tall and skinny.

Grapes are grown at 2500 feet elevation in the Upper Galilee. Matured in stainless steel vats. Kosher. Not Mevushal.

12% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$25.

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.