WINE & SPIRITS August 2010

Aug 9, 2010 | News & Noteworthy, Reviews, Wiemer Archives

August 2010 Wine & SpiritsWine & Spirits blind panel tasted 183 American Rieslings over the past 12 months and their critics rated Hermann J. Wiemer Rieslings the highest with 4 of the top 5 Rieslings and 3 or the top 5 dessert Rieslings. See link for full reviews: W&S scores and below are the ratings:
Dry Riesling “Magdalena Vineyard” 2008 –    93 points
Dry Riesling Reserve 2008                      –    93 points
Dry Riesling “HJW Vineyard”  2009          –     92 points
Semi Dry Riesling 2008                          –     92 points
Late Harvest Riesling 2008                      –     90 points

Dessert wines:
Bunch Select Late Harvest Riesling 2008 –    94 points
Select Late Harvest Riesling 2008 –              91 points

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