Trittenheimer Altärchen Riesling Kabinett 2009
Trittenheim Mosel, Germany
Winemaker: Verena Clüsserath
Spun gold glassful. Inhaling flowers, fresh apricots and just picked peaches, a touch of grapefruit and then at last mineral. The peaches are really here in the first sip. Reminds me of the ones from back home, we’d pick for mom to make cobbler. Next is honey and melons, again the slightest touch of grapefruit dryness and mineral. Makes me think of something the gods would have drunk out of a goblet while one of us mortals were feeding them cheese and grapes. Kind of makes me feel a little decadent but stops before it gets too heady (thank goodness). It’s a delicious ethereal beauty.
Pairs with Cheez-It’s: Less honey and more peaches
Here’s another ethereal beauty to enjoy: Mazzy Star – Fade Into You (Live)
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