The 2017 GG tasting – Rieslings


For full details of our coverage of the excellent 2016 vintage in Germany, see this guide

Michael writes There were 440 wines in total at this year’s preview of the Grosse Gewächse in Wiesbaden at the end of August, a good 250 of them Riesling, so Jancis and I shared the burden or pleasure of tasting them. To be fair to the growers and to each other, we switched sections from last year to this so that with regard to Riesling I got to taste Rheingau, Pfalz and Rheinhessen, while Jancis had the pleasure of getting to know the...