1998 Riesling Grand Cru Schoenenbourg, Dopff & Irion

Producer: Dopff & Irion [Ch d'Issenbourg]
Vintage: 1998
Grape variety: Riesling
Origin: France, Alsace, Alsace
Appellation: Alsace Grand Cru
Date tasted: 15 January 2004
Price when tasted: £10-15

Tasting notes


<li> minerally, typical acidity <li> enjoy soon <br /><br /> The Dopff & Irion 1998 Riesling comes from the producer's 27-acre Riquewihr vineyards, some of the largest in Alsace. From the Schoenenbourg grand cru, this Riesling shows citrus aromas with


Shows citrus aromas with floral characters and a petrolly edge. Very expressive on the palate, clean floral flavours with lots of terroir character, it is a beautifully balanced wine with a great ageing potential. Can be drunk now though. Ideal with seafo

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