Weingut Josef Leitz Riesling Dragonstone Rüdesheimer Drachenstein 2007
This offers up tons of zesty lime tinged peach fruit on a taut frame with vibrant acidity that gives the wine a lightness that belies it's richness. The finish is decidedly sweet but with a brightness and mineral cut that keeps this refreshing. 89ptsAdd winemaker's notes
Editorial Reviews for Weingut Josef Leitz Riesling Dragonstone Rüdesheimer Drachenstein
This offers up tons of zesty lime tinged peach fruit on a taut frame with vibrant acidity that gives the wine a lightness that belies it's richness. The finish is decidedly sweet but with a brightness and mineral cut that keeps this refreshing. 89pts
Fantastic wine - very well priced. A mineral nose, with peaches opens. Its got searing acidity, thats well balanced by a little residual sugar. Very well balanced, resulting in a lively wine. Nicely mineral, and emollient with more peaches on an extended finish. Served with a steak salad, but would pair with Quiche, salads, sandwiches / picnics or even spicy Asian foods.
Wonderfully light, bright, and smells soft of apples and pears. The sweetness isn't cloying and refreshing
I really like this wine, and think its one of the best Rieslings under $30. The '08 is already out, but the '07 is still on sale in some places. Peach syrup on the nose, with flavors of candied fruits. Well balanced, nice sugars and a crisp tart finish redolent of limes. Excellent.
was missing some of the fruitiness that i like in german rieslings. but not so bad for the price.
Three and a half glasses
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