Vanilla and dried, sweet tobacco leaf wrap baked apple notes in their warm spice. The palate boosts the vanilla even more and unleashes its sweetness with an uncommon creaminess. Cinnamon around the edges tingles as much as the dried and candied orange notes. There almost is a fiery hit of ginger in the lip-smacking finish. A spicy magic potion here that lasts and lasts on the palate. Drink until 2040, at least.
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.