Top Riesling Wine

My wine reviews include Riesling wines with high scores for their superb quality and taste, and their prices often reflect this as they tend to be more expensive. These Riesling wines achieve a score of 90 points or higher out of 100 and are often the wines that have the greatest aging ability and are therefore great Riesling wines for your cellar. They are also often the top ranked wines on many lists, especially in fine restaurants, with ratings that reflect their craftsmanship. You'll also find my reviews of Riesling wines that are less expensive, but still represent great value. This is just a small set of my wine reviews: when you join my wine community, you can access all of my reviews.

DR. Von Bassermann-Jordan Riesling Kabinett 2006
Qmp, Deidesheimer Paradiesgarten, Estate Bottled, Pfalz, Germany
A zippy white with lovely floral, pear and citrus notes. Dr. Von Bassermann-Jordan Riesling Kabinett food pairings: shellfish, chicken, pork. Alcohol: 10%  Sweetness: Medium Dry  750 ml  Price: $21.95 Score: 90/100

This Dr. Von Bassermann-Jordan Riesling Kabinett was reviewed March 29, 2008 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 988147  Check Stock
 

Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2008
South Australia, Australia
Wow! Intense but as ephemeral as clouds on the palate. Lime zest and crushed daisies (and torn poems). Perfect aperitif and accompaniment for many dishes. Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Price: $15.95 Score: 90/100

This Riesling was reviewed October 10, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 625129  Check Stock
 

Studert-Prüm Kabinett Riesling 2009
Q.M.P., Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Mosel, Germany
Vintages Wine Panel: The 2009 vintage is another in an impressive 10-year string of fine wines from Germany. Wehlener Sonnenuhr vineyard’s steep slopes of blue slate and thin topsoil produce some of the world’s best Rieslings, and this Kabinett is typical in its beautifully balanced fruit and minerality. On the nose, a tantalizing, light array of peach, apricot, dates, citrus, floral, and wisps of candied fruit and lime, are finely interwoven with slate. Lightly spritzy, with great focus, acidity, and ripe fruit on the palate, this off-dry charmer is an excellent value. My note: Such a pretty wine form such a consistently good producer. Peach, apricot and pear aromas dance and are kept in balance with a silver seam of mouth-watering acidity. Love it! Alcohol: 8.5%  Sweetness: Medium Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2011‐2017  Price: $18.95 Score: 90/100

This Riesling was reviewed March 19, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 970129  Check Stock
 

Schloss Reinhartshausen Riesling Kabinett 2009
Q.M.P., Hattenheimer Wisselbrunnen, Rheingau, Germany
Peach essence with pear support. Juicy, soft and slippery in the best way. Alcohol: 10.5%  Sweetness: Medium Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2011‐2015  Price: $17.95 Score: 90/100

This Riesling Kabinett was reviewed August 20, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 114801  Check Stock
 

Maison Pierre Sparr Altenbourg Riesling 2010
A.C., Alsace, France
A refreshing, light-bodied white wine white with attractive and subtle melon notes. Terrific as an aperitif or companion to many seafood dishes or roast turkey given its mouth-watering juiciness. Nice price. Riesling food pairings: chicken salad, risotto, apple strudel. Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2018  Terrific Turkey Wine  Best Value White Wine  Price: $16.95 Score: 90/100

This Riesling was reviewed December 7, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 906016  178 in stock
 


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