Ripe mirabelle fruit plays on the nose and leads onto a very rich, creamy but fresh palate. This is autolytic generosity set against bright lemony fruity freshness. The creamy mousse adds to the creaminess even more but also accentuates spiky lemon. The palate is bone dry but full of rich flavors. This is lovely now but will gain from bottle age. Drink 2017–2025.
Reviews wines from Austria, Alsace and England
German-born but London-based, Anne Krebiehl MW is a freelance wine writer contributing to international wine publications. She also lectures, consults and translates and has helped to make wine in New Zealand, Germany and Italy. She adores acidity in wine and is thus perfectly suited to her Austria/Alsace/England beat. Her particular weaknesses are Pinot Noir, Riesling and traditional-method sparkling wines.