Peter & Peter Mosel Riesling Trocken 2013

peter&peter1(450 x 600)

Germany 12.0%

Staring to drink a lot more German wines these days and I have been pretty impressed with most if not all of them.  This Peter & Peter Mosel  Riesling Trocken (dry) made by a family owned company called ‘Zimmermann Graeff & Müller’ (ZGM) under the leadership of chief winemaker Peter Griebeler , (not sure which Peter he is ?) have made a very nice dry fruity and extremely drinkable Riesling.

I always seem to break out a bottle of Riesling when curry is on the menu and this time I’m very glad I did. The curry in question was a homemade Thai –ish chicken curry made by my son who told us it was mild, mild it wasn’t, tasty it was, paired with the wine it was a match made in heaven.

Firstly don’t serve this wine too cold, I did and it definitely tasted better as it warmed up. In the glass it was a lovely golden straw like colour with aromas of apples, lemons, limes, apricots and slightly peachy.  Tasting it on it’s own it hits you with zesty limes that give you that kick of mouth watering acidity, the peaches, apricots and ripe apples then come through a oily coating giving that traditional Riesling taste. It was fairly dry with just a hint of sweetness but it when sipped after a mouthful of aromatic  fiery curry that it really began to shine, complementing the heat and spices like no other drink could.

peter&peter2(450 x 600)This was a very good wine for the price and if paired with Asian or Oriental food especially anything spicy it was even better than very good.

One thing I found strange was the bottle cap had a & symbol printed on it, why not P&P (postage and packing, I hear you cry) still found it strange !

8.5corksMy Rating 8.5/10 Corks

Tesco around £7.50

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One thought on “Peter & Peter Mosel Riesling Trocken 2013

  1. My wife and I sank a bottle of Peter and Peter last night. Crispy and fresh – ideal for a warm spring evening – will taste even better as the summer looms.

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