Sunday, August 1, 2010

Haart to Heart 2002 Riesling (Germany)

I'm sure it has been said many times many ways, the Germans sure know how to make a good Riesling; and this is just another fine example of that fact.  Here it is, an 8 year old Riesling and it has a freshness about it that makes you want to jump in.  The nose and mouth followed suit with apple, lemonade and honey smells and tastes; if you really looked for it there was some petrol but it was more like a subtle seasoning than a main component.  Interesting to note the dry finish that tasted like buckwheat honey - paired beautifully with the Chinese food we consumed this evening.

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