As you may have read in my last post- the assignment for the wine course I am taking has a comparison between a dry Aussie Riesling with a sweeter German Auslese. Here is the official review that I submitted:
Dr. H. Thanisch Berncasteler Ley Riesling Auslese 2017. Mosel, Germany. 8.5% ABV
- Intensity : Pale
- Color : Gold
- Intensity : Light
- Aroma characteristics : Primary notes of Mango, Passion Fruit and Apricot. Secondary aromas of Gingerbread.
- Sweetness : Medium
- Acidity : Medium
- Alcohol : Low
- Body : Medium
- Flavor intensity : Pronounced Primary flavors of Peach and Apricot. Tertiary flavors of Honey and Marmalade.
- Finish : Medium
Conclusions : Very good quality, unctuous but not overly sweet.
Moxie was tasting with me but she thought this wine was too sweet for her. It’s a good quality drop if you are in the market but it runs $32 right now, getting 92 points makes it a 5 star sweetie. This one will last a good while, till 2035. Salut….