Rieslings from the Burgenland need very specific locations to keep their crispness and varietal distinctiveness. It's obvious that Höpler has found such a place for this wine, with its fine mineral character enhanced by a dash of grapefruit and green berries.
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.