German Riesling blind tasting

at Martin's

Tasted December 2, 2011 by asheio with 348 views

Flight 1 (7 notes)

White
2010 Freie Weingärtner Wachau / Domäne Wachau Riesling Smaragd Achleiten Austria, Niederösterreich, Wachau
87 points
Light golden. Aroma of yellow apples, some troical fruit, coconut.
Smooth, medium acidity, some bitterness in the finish. Very young.
White
2010 Georg Breuer Riesling Sauvage Germany, Rheingau
87 points
Flaxen. Some mouldiness, minearlity and apple.
Quite slim, good acidity. Very good value!
White
2008 Georg Breuer Rüdesheimer Berg Schloßberg Riesling Germany, Rheingau
91 points
Flaxen colour. Petroleum, honey and mould on the nose.
Medium body. Quite bitter, good acidity and lenght. Significantly more complexity after 1-2 hours.
Very good aging potential.
White
2008 Kühling-Gillot Nackenheim Rothenberg Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Rheinhessen
90 points
Golden colour. Intense cellar-aroma, petroleum, cloves, marzipan, sauerkraut.
Medium body. Marzipan and mushrooms. Intense and long, quite sharp finish.
Good aging potential.
White
2009 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Ungeheuer Riesling Germany, Pfalz
93 points
Flaxen colour. Complex nose. Mould, mapzipan, ripe apples, good minerality. Medium body, complex, very good acidity, some bitterness. Very balanced wine!
White - Off-dry
1993 Joh. Jos. Christoffel Erben Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
92 points
Very developed colour. Aroma of sultana raisins, marzipan and mould. Medium body, very intense, lots of acidity, some bitterness in the finish. Impressive!
White - Sweet/Dessert
2009 Weingut Acham-Magin Deidesheimer Kieselberg Riesling Eiswein Germany, Pfalz
92 points
Light orange colour, very deep for a young eiswein. Different, more rustique style than most others. Aroma of marzipan, caramel and cinamon. Full-bodied with oliy mouthfeel. Enourmos intensity, apricot and sweet spices on the palate. High acidity and great lenght.
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