Monday, October 5, 2015

2014 Northern Rheinhessen Riesling Grosses Gewächs: Part I

On the whole, this is a good showing for wines of Dienheim, Oppenheim, and Nierstein, which, on the whole, have not been especially inspiring over the past several years. The one off note is the butteriness in the Kühling-Gillot Hipping and the St. Antony Pettenthal, possibly due to use of new oak casks. St. Antony managed to pull it off, but this is a trend that I would not like to see continue. (Continue reading here.)