A well-balanced, good example of a Niagara Riesling…
Name: Riesling Felseck Vineyard
Producer: Hidden Bench Vineyards & Winery
Region/Country: Beamsville Bench, Niagara, Ontario, Canada
Grape Varietal(s): Riesling
Consumed: At home
Recommended By: Harald Thiel, proprietor and vigneron
Cost: $28 CAD
Bottle Presentation: Distinctive and easy to read. The fonts hold well together. Although the label is well done, generally, and has a nice texture, the drawing of the barn seems out of place.
Appearance: Pale lemon
Nose: Floral, green fruit (apple), lemon, petrol, with some nuttiness.
Taste: Dry, high acidity, but light in body, with notes of grapefruit, lemons, minerality/wet stone, and perhaps a tinge of pineapple
Finish: Short with lemon rind and minerals
Overall Impression: A well-balanced, good example of a Niagara Riesling, which paired well with a creamy Risotto dish.
Rating (from 70 to 100): 86/100