Seehof Trocken Rheinhessen Riesling 2015

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Country/State: Germany
Color: White
Region: Rheinhessen
Varietal: Riesling
90 Our Score (6/2016) Germany's Rheinhessen region has produced wine since the days of the Roman Empire, so it is perhaps fitting that champion charioteer Ernst Fauth would put down his reigns for the Riesling of his family's 17.5 ha vineyard. Friendly, food-oriented, and possessed of a finesse that belies its humble price, Ernst and his son Florian take a cue from Klaus Peter Keller (it helps that he's family), to focus on the clarity and elegance of both varietal and terroir. Honey, white flowers, and candied pineapple float out of the glass (there is nothing assertive about the aromatics here), while the supple and creamy palate hides mouthwatering acidity. Underripe pineapple spar with tree-ripened peaches, and fruity jalapeño (no spice in sight) drapes around a strong mineral core, while whispers of honey complement a long finish. Delicate yet no shrinking violet, drinkable yet surprisingly complex, it calls for California rolls and seafood salad, and above all, loads of sunshine.
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