18 Noble Grapes - Riesling

Variety: Reisling

Riesling is a white grape variety which originated in the Rhine region. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet, and sparkling white wines. Riesling wines are usually varietally pure and are seldom oaked.



Region: Wachau, Austria

Vintage: 2017

Producer: Rainer Wess


Look:

  • Intensity - Medium

  • Color - Straw

  • Viscosity - Medium/Low


Smell:

  • Intensity - Medium/Low

  • Fruit: Citrus

  • Herb/Other: Floral (Jasmine), White flower, chalk


Taste:

  • Sweetness: Sweet

  • Acidity: Low

  • Tannin: Low

  • Alcohol: 11.5-13.5%

  • Body: Medium/Full

  • Notes: Full; thick, honey butter, ginger, taste like a gear shift below moscato.


Rating: 7.7/10

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