A smooth, opulent Riesling, from a vineyard whose name literally means “hot mountain”. It is hugely ripe, but still has some fine mineral character. The acidity is a little more in question; this could well be a wine that develops relatively quickly. Imported by Kermit Lynch.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.