Keller 2017s from cask


This article, devoted mainly to the latest vintage tasted in the cellars of the superstar of Rheinhessen, kicks off a week here at devoted to the great white wine grape Riesling. 

What you need when your throat feels as if it is lined with razor blades is a serious sensory distraction that does not involve swallowing.

Such an intense experience was provided by a tasting in mid February of the Keller 2017 cask samples, hosted by Julia and Klaus Peter Keller at their winery in Flörsheim-Dalsheim about an hour’s drive south of Frankfurt, unless you get stuck in Friday-night...