Storm Vrede Pinot Noir

Now into its tenth vintage – where did the last decade go? – this is a brilliant Pinot Noir that builds complexity in the glass. Opulent, spicy and perfumed, with rose petal and violet aromas, fine acidity, considerable underlying grip, savoury tannins and ageing potential and subtle 25% new oak. Drink date: 2022-2029. Score – […]

Tesch Unplugged Riesling Trocken 2021

The 2021 Riesling Unplugged offers a deep, pure and substantial nose with remarkable complexity and stony expression. Lush and round on the palate, this is an intense, saline and balanced dry Riesling with good phenol grip and fine citrus fruit bitters. The 2021 is seriously structured and shows intense and juicy fruit with stimulating grip. […]

Tesch Löhrer Berg Riesling Trocken 2014

From 41-year-old vines on loamy/gravelly soils, the 2014 Löhrer Berg Riesling trocken displays a clear, pure, fresh and discreet white and greenish (lime and lemon) fruit aroma on the nose. Medium to full-bodied and intense on the palate, this is a very elegant, firmly structured and persistently mineral Riesling with a very good and salty […]

Tesch Krone Riesling Trocken 2019

No question, positive thinking is good, but that makes so much more sense when you have a joyful and expressive wine like this (50 shades of lemon!) in the glass. Juicy yet delicate flavors keep you hanging on in there. Drink or hold [till 2029 and perhaps into the early 2030s]. Score – 94. (, […]

Tesch Königsschild Riesling Trocken 2021

There’s a wonderful interplay of ripe and fresh components in this wine which make slight on its feet in spite of the considerable intensity. Vibrant and easy this makes you feel glad to be alive. So much crisp pear and pomelo with a delicate floral touch. Long, very elegant finish with an oyster shell minerality. […]