Nose doesn’t offer pure fruit; petrol, peanuts and dried onions are prominent. Much better on the palate, with refreshing acidity delivering flavors of flowers, peach and citrus fruit. Overall a cool climate, focused and well-delineated wine. Ioannis Karakasis

WHO: Schloss Vollrads
WHAT: Riesling
WHERE: Germany, Rheingau
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: $25