Light golden in color. The nose is nice with slight honey/pineapple and some wet rocks. On the palate, this is sweet but just a hint. Viscous. Slight complexity. Not the acidity i might expect from a 2001. Still, a very nice wine overall.
Germany’s second most well known wine region, behind the Mosel Valley, is certainly the Rheingau. Guided by the Rhine River, the steep slopes march down to the river itself like little lines of obedient cadets. Rudesheim is the most well know town within the region, the center of tourist activity where the train and the ferry land at its doorstep.
Johannisberg Riesling. Kloster Eberbach. The Geisenheim Research Institute. These famous names remind us that the Rheingau has always been at the center of Germany’s winemaking tradition.