The merest hint of mandarin peel plays on the nose. This is heightened on the slender, dry palate which seems to have a pithy depth of citrus peel and the airy lightness of a cloud of mandarin. There is ample freshness here as well as elegance and persistence. The finish is off-dry and long.
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.