Schlumberger's practice of aging wine before release means that this is a Riesling well on the way to impressive maturity. It is poised, with an aroma of currant and hints of toast and flower. While drinkable now, this would certainly be worth aging for several more years.
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.