The Fix Is In

IMG_20170410_213001_879Deep golden light hue with some sediment and haze.  Big melon and brier, floral and frosting, cream sauce and steel urinal, mud and mandarin, each balancing the big fruit against the obvious pepper lurking.  Rich and fat, overflowing with luscious petrol and minerality, a green thread winds along deep.

In the mouth, a calmness prevails as all the fruit and spice start working together.  Round and full, concentrated into the 99th percentile of Rieslings at this age.  Fat slabs of cream cheese and country Dijon calve off–hot and spicy but still managing to cram gobs of fruit into every austere corner as only this variety can do.  A prickly burn compliments the dryness, creating a green, almost tannic finish.  THIS is what Riesling Dreams are made of.

2014 GINGLINGER-FIX Riesling Goldert Alsace France 14.0  (45-50°F)

https://www.ginglinger-fix.fr/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s