Bittersweet hints of honeycomb color the rounded citrus notes on the nose. The palate, on the other hand, uses zesty, concentrated citrus to corral the ripe generous stone fruit at its core. This is concentrated, incisive and flowing in its intensity. It's a big wine but it has tension and grace. While it is lovely now, in order to do it justice this will need bottle age. Its true nature will only become apparent over time but it is most promising. Drink 2025–2040.
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.