Category: Germany

  • Selbach Oster Zeltinger Himmelreich, Riesling Kabinett, 2015

    A dry, juicy, spare but luxurious Riesling with a touch of Metallica but a lot of Cream, Peaches & Herb and Tangerine Dream.  Another stunning gentle white from Mosel (11.5%) that went with chicken braised in, yes, Riesling, and broiled root vegetables, like waves on the ocean.  We really could not find a food friendly […]

  • Peter Jakob Kühn Riesling Trocken, 2013

    We liked this much more than the online pointsters who seem, by and large, non-plussed.  In fact, after nodding off through three or four BC Liquor “trocken” wines this summer, none interesting enough for a review, this sort of knocked my socks off.   It pours out a golden nectar, honeyed nearly Sauternes gold.  It […]

  • Villa Wolf Riesling 2009

    This “value” offering from the prestigious Loosen house is a very masculine riesling.  It is dry, as in dry dry, strong flavours of apple, a little citric acid touch on the finish, but solid as a rock.  My sister recommended it to me, she usually drinks red, and perhaps she liked it so much because […]