Lusciously sweet Rieslings
27 Dec 2010 by Jancis Robinson
This tasting of sweet Rieslings, mainly but by no means exclusively German with Alsace* and Canadian wines too, was part of the first International Riesling Symposium held in the Rheingau last month. Christmas Eve somehow seems a suitable time to wallow in these very special treats from regions that take for granted a heavy blanket of snow at this time of year. Surely 2010 Eiswein will be a piece of cake? It was moderated by German wine writer Caro Maurer with enormous charm and enthusiasm for German botrytised wines and Eiswein, if rather blanket condemnation of wines made sweet by other methods. 'We don't have to strangle our...

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