Riesling – Mountain Brook Vineyards

Vintage 2020 Riesling Mountain Brook Vineyards Tryon Foothills, North Carolina Riesling Beautiful yellow gold in color. Excellent clarity. Vibrant tropical bouquet of pineapple, kiwi, mango, and lime, with hints of pear and a delicate floral note of jasmine. Hints of sweetness on the tongue…medium acidity with a medium-light body. Complex tropical notes on the tongue,... Continue Reading →

Dry Riesling – Biltmore

Dry Riesling. The Winery at Biltmore Estate. Vintage 2020. Limited Release. Serve chilled. Medium Lemon in color. Beautiful, just shimmers! Medium-high intensity aromas of grapefruit, lemon tart, mango, peach, pear, cantaloupe, apricot, mint, and dried herbs. Off-dry with medium-high acidity and medium-light body. Complex flavor profile with notes of lemon, grapefruit, pear preserves, apricot, sliced... Continue Reading →

Alfred Graf 2016 Riesling Spätlese Mosel

Following are my tasting notes from WSET Level 2 study exercise. Alfred Graf Erdener Treppchen Mosel 2016 Spätlese Riesling Appearance: Pale Lemon Nose: Light, aromas of lemon, grapefruit, pear, and green apple. Palate: Sweetness: MediumAcidity: HighAlcohol: LowBody: Light Light, with flavors of green apple, pear, lemon, grapefruit, and wildflower honey.  Finish: short Conclusion: Good Quality... Continue Reading →

Pikes Clare Valley 2018 Riesling

Following are my tasting notes from WSET Level 2 study exercise. Pikes Clare Valley 2018 (Hills & Valleys) Riesling  Appearance: Pale Lemon Nose: Medium-Pronounced, aromas of lemon, lime, green apple, peach, petrol, honeysuckle, and daffodil. Palate: Sweetness: DryAcidity: HighAlcohol: MediumBody: Light Medium-Pronounced flavors of lemon, lime, green apple, peach, nectarine, petrol, honeysuckle, and dried dill... Continue Reading →

Estate Riesling – Elk Cove Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Estate Riesling from Elk Cove Vineyards. Elk Cove Vineyards Vintage 2017 Willamette Valley, Oregon 100% Estate grown fruit.  Color of light straw.  Medium intense nose of lemongrass, light petroleum, green apple, green pear, melon, and apricot. Dry on the palate, light bodied with high acidity and medium intensity flavors of... Continue Reading →

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