This is a simple wine that I purchased as an impulse. It was on the counter of my local grocery store and since I like Rieslings, I thought, why not? My impression was that it was floral on the nose with a light citrus flavoring. Simple. Nice acidic finish.
good for the $
sweet sweet sweet, tastes of apple and pear, very sweet, chicks dig it and did I mention its sweet and cheap
Why can't Total Wine stock other "true" German wines beside those from the Mosel? There are so many other wine growing regions in Germany, besides the Mosel. i.e. Rhein, Ahr, etc.
The assortment of wines that are currently stocked in Total Wine are not even sold in Germany. These are the wines that German wine drinkers would not even drink. Blue Nun, Liefraumich, Schmitt Sohne are just watered down imports.
German vintners and Germany's wine law have often been their own worst enemies, and consumers understandably bemoan the unintelligibility of the labels as well as the mediocre quality of so many commercial-grade wines. It is a shame if this situation acts as a barrier to appreciating some of the world's most distinctive and versatile wines. Read More »
The Riesling grape may scare away some wine novices. In Germany, where the grape reaches its finest expression, labels hew to a rigid, abstruse set of classifications, leaving newcomers with little idea what they may be looking at. Furthermore, many wine drinkers' early experiences with sweet wines from Germany (think Blue Nun), have not been especially rewarding. We say that it's your loss if you continue to fear the... Read More »
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