A mere whisper of rose flashes on the nose before herbal, yeasty fruitiness takes over. This field blend is intriguing and layered, made from several varieties. The palate has a salty edge and a rich mouthfeel that veers from creamy to pithy and back again. It lets its yeasty pear, apple and citrus flavors ripple across the tongue. Lovely now but sure to evolve. Drink 2018–2025.
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.