Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Josephshöfer Riesling Kabinett, M-S-R 2012, $39
A delicious off-dry riesling, from a famous vineyard. Deep yellow colour; rich, expressive bouquet of beeswax, honey, almond icing and fruit compote. Complex, rich and full of flavour, although fairly forward. (11 per cent alcohol; cork.)
Score 96 ★★★★★ – view on huonhooke.com
Aging: Drink now to five years.
Food: Raw salmon dressed with citrus.
Stockists: Nick’s Wine Merchants (Vic.); Wine Culture and Prince Wine Store (NSW).
Ranked #5 of 23 2012 Riesling tasted from Mittelmosel
Price Benchmark: $143.00 Avg 96pt 2012 Riesling tasted from Germany