Didn’t quite get this in there before the end of 31 Days of Riesling, ah well… Leitz Dragonstone Riesling 2015, Rheingau, Germany (£13.99 Ake & Humphris, Asda Online) Classic sweet-and-sour Riesling, with tense, minerally grapefruit and lime notes set against richer guava and pineapple, a light honeyed sweetness, and a […]

Leitz Dragonstone Riesling 2015, Rheingau, Germany

Apologies if this sounds a bit like an advert for herbal conditioner, I loved the wine Prinz von Hessen Dachsfilet Riesling 2012, Rheingau, Germany (~£23) Bounds out of the glass with a mountain spring-like freshness, citrus flavours to the fore, dry herb characters in there too, along with a minerally, […]

Prinz von Hessen Dachsfilet Riesling 2012, Rheingau, Germany

Wakefield Riesling 2010, Clare Valley, Australia (£10.49-£12.99 Waitrose, www.slurp.co.uk, Nidderdale Fine Wines, Oliver’s Beers and Wines, Wadebridge Wines, Wine in Cornwall, Wines of the World, Sommelier Wine Company, Victor Hugo Wines) Good mix of the full, fleshy plummy rhubarb flavour with more sleek and tangy citrus notes. Add in some […]

Wine Tasting Video: Rieslings from South Australia & the Rheingau ...

A second batch of wines to celebrate German Riesling Week – the first one is here and there’s now a third one here. Dr L. Riesling 2010, Mosel (£6.99-£7.49 widely available) Tightly-wound youngster, plenty of earthy ripe red apple and orange flavour and tense minerality, excellent value. B+ Schloss Lieser […]

German Riesling Week Part 2

It’s German Riesling Week in the UK from July 23rd to the 31st – OK, that’s a bit longer than a week, but the wines I’ve been tasting for these videos justify the two-day extension – for more details of Riesling Week in your area, click here. And for my […]

German Riesling Week Part 1