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Riesling

Apr 18, 2018

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Although the best Riesling may grow in Germany, other regions are having great success with the ultra-classy varietal. Click the links below to purchase Al and Hugh's recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

Alkoomi Riesling, West Australia '16  **1/2  $

(Flavor-packed but delicate, steely, with apricot, peach, mineral notes)

Efeste Riesling, "Evergreen Vineyard" Washington State '15  *** $ 

(Amazing VALUE, bright, taut white with intense flavor, complexity)

Mader Riesling, Hunnawhir, Alsace '16   ** $$

(Subtle entry level Alsatian riesling, with great balance)

Schumann Nagler Riesling Rheingau '16 *** $     

(Fabulous VALUE in a crisp, aromatic, semi-dry, balanced white)

Joh J Prum Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett '15  *** $$

(A complete riesling:  taut, flavorful, impeccably balanced, very classy)