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Riesling Classic

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A lesson in crisp Riesling.

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Riesling Classic

, Austria

Availability: In stock

A lesson in crisp Riesling.
Crisp and delicious - a perfect example of Austrian Riesling.
GOLD at the Sommelier Wine Awards.
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Riesling Classic

Riesling Classic 2016

£15.78
Riesling Classic

Riesling Classig Kamptal DAC 2017

£14.14
Riesling Classic

Riesling Classig Kamptal DAC 2018

£14.14
The Wine

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This is really a perfect introduction to Austrian Riesling - focuses, crisp and zingy

It's a very pretty wine.

From Kamptal you expect citrus, peaches and white flowers, with a lot of dry "licking rocks" minerality. And that is exactly what you get.

Fist, it is fresh. The young vintages will wake you up, the older vintages mellow and widen a little. But this is an acidity that is bright and pleasant, nothing harsh about it.

The fruit is round and clean, and the minerality makes it feel cleaners yet. The finish is very long especially considering it is a "classic" entry level wine. 

Because it is so focused it is also very flexible - you can drink it as an aperitif well chilled, but it goes with a lot of food. Just make sure you pick dishes that aren't ruined by acidity (not sushi or sashimi, for example)

Serving Suggestions:

An obvious match is with classic austrian fare like Schnitzel, loaded canapes or knoedel. Thai flavours, especially the thai salads and coconut based curries, are also a lovely match. As it cuts through fried food fantastically, we love it with savoury fried dishes like scotch eggs or whitebait, though is perhaps too fresh for subtle tempura.

Vintage Information

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Product code WALDSCHUTZRC
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Weinhof Waldschütz
Featured Themes New Arrivals
Style White, Single Variety, Dry, Still
Variety Riesling
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Country Austria
Region(s) Kamptal
Ripeness Normal
Closure Screwcap
Vintages 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
Last Tasted 26 Jun 2017
name:Riesling Classic
vintage:2014
size:0.75
product code:[4315042]
stock: 6 at Alpine Wines House
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2018-08-03
name:Riesling Classic
vintage:2016
size:0.75
product code:[43WZ0116]
stock: 4 in London Warehouse
7 at Alpine Wines House
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2018-11-18
name:Riesling Classig Kamptal DAC
vintage:2017
size:0.75
product code:[43WZ0117]
stock: 110 in London Warehouse
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2019-07-02
name:Riesling Classig Kamptal DAC
vintage:2018
size:0.75
product code:[43WZ0118]
stock: 646 in London Warehouse
15 at Alpine Wines House
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2019-07-03
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Crisp; check, Dry; Check, Classic Austrian Riesling ; Check.

Riesling Classic

The 2014 - When drinking it reminded me a little of those fizzy sherbert lemon dips at the start. A long lasting wine which when had with food saw some peach coming through. I found this strong in crisp and acidic department. As described.
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