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von Kesselstatt's 2003s
22 Aug 2004 by JR
Here are some late arrivals to add to my list of German 2003s. REICHSGRAF VON KESSELSTATT, MOSEL-SAAR-RUWER   Josephsh ö fer   Riesling Spätlese trocken 2003 von Kesselstatt   16.5 Drink now-2006 Very full and ripe on the nose from von K’s monopol site. So massively alcoholic   (13 per cent on the label) it almost tastes sweet, and there is a note of phenolic bitterness on the finish. Traditionalists would hate this with a passion; the German market probably adores it. It’s just a bit too hot for me but there is a lovely creaminess of texture.  ...

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