Very ripe red apple is dominant right out of the bottle, with floral notes, tangerine hints, and wet stone playing a supporting role. The ripeness starts to edge into funky-in-a-good-way territory which always gets my attention.
The palate is off dry and static with a heavy mouthfeel, but very crisp acidity keeps the wine in balance. The finish is tart and citric with good length.
With 1.4% residual sugar, this will taste overly sweet to some people. After all it is a Riesling; the best ones often have some sweetness.
Recommended for those evenings when you need a wine to serve with a sweet sauce.
The dulcet tones of Santana’s guitar work will set the mood: