Our last bottle of this. It continues to be an easy drinking, good afternoon, not overly alcoholic, almost always enjoyed wine. The bubbles were fading a bit and after a bit of time in the glass it was more of a flat Riesling. Lightly sweet. Not too complex. Very refreshing.
This was a nice fun wine. First sparkling Riesling. Not a particularly complex wine, but great for a warm spring afternoon or hanging out with the family one night. Bubbles are on the softer side, the riesling comes through, more of a kabinett level of sweetness (not overdone) and still get some acidity.
Great QPR with this unique and delicious sparkling riesling. Golden yellow, tiny bubbles, apple, some bread, and a touch of sweetness on the finish. Pair with a patio and sun, or pretty much any lighter and rich dishes. Enjoyed today with smoked salmon and cream cheese on bagels. Paired wonderfully, especially for the price (~$14).
Dry German Riesling (German Wine Society - Washington, DC): I'm usually quite a Loosen fan, but this was lacking. Aromas of green pear skins and white flowers. Pineapple flavors on the palate with some yellow apple, but overall a bit thin in its approach and a tin can-like bitterness on the finish. Tasted from two different bottles with similar results.
Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny and moderated beading. Light sulfur notes, talc, flowers and mixed yellow fruits. Flavors of soaked pears, lemon and a hint of cherry. Bright acidity, medium body. Drink now.
Red and green apple, lime and lemon, earth, petrol, matchstick, and a little smoke and flowers on the nose. Light palate of lime, red apple, grapefruit, lemon, yeast, and a little stone fruit. Coarse bubbles, decent acidity (though more would be nice), off-dry, decent finish. Overall, this was a nice accompaniment to dinner. I really should add sparkling riesling to my normal rotation.
Pale straw in color. Light, refreshing, straightforward. This is not going to win any awards for complexity, but it sure is a nice alternative to traditional Chard/Pinot based sparklers. This is more like a sec or demi-sec, but is very enjoyable. Paired beautifully with the Chinese hot pot dinner we had. Perfect quaffer for guests who typically don't enjoy sparkling wine.
This was several of my guests' favourite of the night at a sparkling tasting including many countries and grapes (my friends are mostly casual wine drinkers), so I would recommend it as a crowd pleaser. For me, it seemed sweet and simple against many of the other offerings, but still certainly nice to drink and a good choice for paring with slightly sweet and/or spicy food.
Drank at Wine House wine tasting, Capt Cook. Light bubbles, pale and slightly floral. slightly sweet in mouth. clean but a bit of bitterness in the finsih to close out. maybe hits of stone fruit cause the bitterness?? I prefer cava to tell the truth, so even at $13.00 I may simply get cava or a nice rose.
Medium fine but persistent bubbles with aromas of citrus, apple and slate. Just a touch of RS on the palate that keeps it fruity and fun. Good acidity with mineral on the finish. A good everyday quaffing sparkler.
Nice, dry sparkler. The nose is very typical of a riesling, and very light. The attack was very slatey, with a hint of pear. Very creamy mouthfeel, and a quick dry finish. When served too cold it is a bit bitter and overly mineral. Served a bit warmer and it was very balanced and lovely. Held up well to pasta with tomato sauce, as well as on its own.
Golden lemon color, has nice medium bubbles that fizz and tickle your tongue and palate, citrus, green apple and honey overtones with a nice minerality and acidity to balance out the sweetness, great value, fun sparkler.
Drank one at a picnic and again with a tasting with Dr. Loosen himself....it was nicer in the presence of Dr. L and I liked it better a little warmer with some air time. If you get a chance to meet Dr. L you will not be disappointed. Very intelligent, yet approachable - like the wine.
Pale in color with slight citrus overtones. Had a nice flurry of bubbles and some backbone as well. I had expected a hint more sweetness and was pleased it was not there. Gave this wine a bit more serious consideration and attention. Good structure and medium in length of finish. It was a nice way to start the evening and left a favorable impression.
Clear light lemon in colour with medium sized bubbles. Clean nose of lime and apple. Off dry but not too sweet, med+ acidity, med body, Granny smith apple, lime, and minerality on the palate. Nice finish. Great aperitif at a great price. I will be buying more of this.
Clear pale lemon core with medium sized bubbles that are persistent. Clean nose of medium intensity of lime, mineral and honey. Just off dry with the lime and mineral with honeyed Granny Smith apple flavours. Medium plus acidity balances the fruity sweetness very well; medium body and medium plus alcohol. Very well balanced. The finish is medium in length. Nice aperitif wine by itself or with appetizers. Drink now - good value
I was hoping for an apple note to pair with curried acorn squash and apples and I got it. Not necessarily interesting enough to ponder on its own, but a solid bet for food pairing in general- tasted dry with the squash and apples, but I wouldn't say it's completely dry. I am definitely planning to pick up some more.
Quite subtle on the nose, with simple aromas of tart green apple and lemon peel. One the palate, quite the opposite. Hiding behind the nose is a rich palate in the form of toffee, stewed apples, some mustiness, and minerals. A bit of heat showing through, almost in a way of a vodka type finish. That said, quite enjoyable, especially for the price.
Nice. Very light and soft. Tastes just slightly sweet even though it says dry. Cute little active bubbles. Lemon and honey on the nose. Almost clear color. Quite refreshing. A small amount of green apple acid. The finish has an awesome taste of honeysuckle.