Another Austrian Riesling that I acquired recently.
13% alc./vol. Clear bright straw colour with a youthful greenish tinge. Not much effervescence; in fact, very little. Nice diesel and pineapples on the nose with some intriguing white-pepper spice that's quite a novelty (for me at least, in Riesling). Ripe, forceful, bright and assertive acidity on the fore-palate, with that familiar electrifying texture that I so enjoy in Austrian Riesling. Fully dry; unhindered acidity that's truly wonderful. Expansive tartness and minerals on the mid- to fore-palate with a dry texture and exemplary food-friendliness. Excellent dryness and tart/minerally texture; no unwelcome sugary add-on here. This is an admirable dry Riesling from a country that has clearly perfected the paradigm. Excellent table wine ... a truly exemplary Riesling. I really enjoy Riesling (and all whites, really) in this style.