Colour: Delicate gold with pale green reflections
Aroma: Seductive perfume of ripe apricot and peaches
Taste: Dry and harmonious with a pleasing structure and underlying acidity.
Serving suggestions: Serve lightly chilled. Blue Fish Riesling is a sublime match with fish dishes, risottos, creamy pasta dishes, sushi platters and Asian-inspired cuisine.
Grape Variety: 100% Riesling
Description: Smooth and dry, this harmonious Riesling bursts with alluring aromas and flavor of fresh apricots and ripe peaches. It is a fine match with fish dishes, pastas and Asian-inspired cuisine.
Lagenbeschreibung: From the vineyards of Niederkirchen in the district of Pfalz, western Germany, close to the German border with Alsace.
Riesling gets a bad rap, because many drinkers associate it only with sticky-sweet wines that are suitable only for the dessert course or the cheese plate. Remember: Riesling comes in all shapes and sizes, from tooth-strippingly sweet to nearly bone dry. The two German rieslings we review below are both closer to the center of the spectrum, but both do a good job of showcasing the two faces of riesling that you’re likely to encounter today.