2008 Leitz Dragonstone Riesling
Smells of cherry cider laced with orange peel and mulling spices. The palate impression is as frisky bright and dynamic as both the vintage and preceding editions of this wine would lead one to expect. Apple cherry lime and orange all inform a scintillatingly bright sizzlingly spicy and unabashedly sweet finish. This little study in fruit saturation and vim and vigor.
88"The 2008 Riesling Dragonstone is the latest in Leitz's 11-year series of excellent value residually sweet bottlings from Rudesheim's Drachenstein vineyard (which extends north of the great -Berg vineyards, from the edge of the town all the way out to eastern edge of the Kaisersteinfels). Dragonstone has seldom displayed more vivacity or sheer juiciness - here in the form of lime and grapefruit - nor has it had more tartness (here suggesting crabapple) or herbal pungency. The result is a bit of d...
User Tasting Note
dulle1967One of my favorite white wines! Peaches and lemon on the nose. Apple, peaches, and tropical flavors on the palate
Fellow Drync'rvery light and delicious <br/>
lmgruenwnot too sweet