Weingut Robert Weil Riesling Rheingau 2019 Wine Review

This is a very good riesling from Weingut Robert Weil in Rheingau and the 2019 vintage. Robert Weil has devoted its 90 hectares entirely to riesling and has a good report of the challenging 2019 vintage here. This is a wine I plan to purchase more of. It has attractive aromas of unripe pineapple andContinue reading “Weingut Robert Weil Riesling Rheingau 2019 Wine Review”

Wagner Stempel Gutswein Riesling 2019 Wine Review

From the Rheinhessen region in Germany, this riesling from Wagner Stempel is near to the Nahe in both location and style. From the 2019 vintage, a vintage with high expectations, it opens to appealing minerally aromas of stones, together with lemon and yellow grapefruit. The palate is on the dry side of the dry toContinue reading “Wagner Stempel Gutswein Riesling 2019 Wine Review”

Delatite Riesling 2019 Wine Review

This wine review is of Delatite’s riesling from the 2019 vintage. Delatite is situated in north eastern Victoria with stunning views of the local mountains. Its riesling is fashioned in a classic bone dry, minerally style. It has aromas of stones and unripe citrus. The palate is dry, has high acidity, moderate alcohol, a mediumContinue reading “Delatite Riesling 2019 Wine Review”

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Roche Granitique 2018 Wine Review

This wine review is of Zind Humbrecht’s “Roche Granitique” riesling from the warm 2018 vintage. White gold in colour in the glass, this is a savoury expression of riesling with notes of lemon, minerals and some phenolic characters from time on skins. The palate is dry, medium bodied, the acidity is medium (perhaps lower thanContinue reading “Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Roche Granitique 2018 Wine Review”

Pewsey Vale Riesling 2020 Wine Review

This wine review is of a text book riesling from Pewsey Vale, the Eden Valley and the 2020 vintage. A pale lemon colour in the glass, it has aromas of stones, florals and lemon/lime citrus. The palate is dry, with moderate alcohol, ripe fruit and is freshened by high linear acidity. This style of rieslingContinue reading “Pewsey Vale Riesling 2020 Wine Review”

Shaw Riesling Isabella Canberra 2017

From Shaw Vineyard Estate, this is a very precise expression of riesling, a variety that produces excellent wines in the Canberra region.  In the glass, the wine has aromas of stones, lemons, white flowers and smoke.  The palate gives the impression of dryness with a very lemony expression and high, racy acidity.  Drink now andContinue reading “Shaw Riesling Isabella Canberra 2017”