Palate Press Wine of the Week – Domdechant Werner Riesling Classic

2007 Domdechant Werner Riesling Classic – Rheingau, Germany

I wish this was the first Riesling I ever tasted: I would have fallen in love with the grape immediately. Incredibly easy to drink, perfectly balanced, a hint of sugar offsetting wonderful acidity in the very good 2007 vintage. To begin, the wine offers sweet grass and green aromas, as in a garden just after the evening dew has fallen. There’s a touch of tropical citrus especially in the flavor. Finishing, the taste lingers pleasantly along the edges of your mouth, almost fizzy in its liveliness.

WHO: Domdechant Werner Hochheim
WHAT: Riesling Classic Erzeugerabfüllung
WHERE: Rheingau, Germany
WHEN: 2007
HOW MUCH: $14 (Media Sample)

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