Peter Lauer Riesling No. 1 "Trocken bis Feinherb"
Introducing the 2021 Peter Lauer Riesling No. 1 "Trocken bis Feinherb," a captivating and versatile white wine from the esteemed vineyards of Germany. Peter Lauer, a boutique winery with a rich history and commitment to excellence, is devoted to producing exceptional wines that showcase the unique terroir and character of the renowned German wine region.
The Peter Lauer Riesling No. 1 "Trocken bis Feinherb" is crafted exclusively from the elegant Riesling grape variety. Carefully cultivated and harvested, the grapes are transformed into a wine that embodies the essence of the German terroir, resulting in a white wine that is both lively and nuanced.
Nose: The nose is enticing and complex, offering a delightful bouquet of aromas, with dominant notes of ripe green apple, Meyer lemon, and a hint of white peach. As the aroma develops, it reveals subtle nuances of white flowers, wet slate, and a touch of honeycomb, adding depth and sophistication to the aromatic profile.
Palate: On the palate, the Peter Lauer Riesling No. 1 "Trocken bis Feinherb" presents a medium-bodied texture with vibrant acidity and a touch of residual sugar, striking a perfect balance between dry and off-dry (feinherb) profiles. The dominant flavors of citrus, green apple, and stone fruits are beautifully complemented by the wine's delicate minerality and subtle notes of white blossoms and honey. Mid-palate, the flavors evolve to reveal hints of apricot and a touch of ginger, creating a well-rounded and harmonious profile.
Finish: The finish is clean, refreshing, and long-lasting, with the lingering brightness of citrus and green apple fading gently, leaving behind a gratifying aftertaste of delicate minerality, floral notes, and a whisper of honey.
The 2021 Peter Lauer Riesling No. 1 "Trocken bis Feinherb" is a versatile and captivating wine that pairs well with a wide variety of appetizing dishes. Its bright flavors and balanced character make it an ideal companion for delicate seafood delights such as sushi, sashimi, or a light and zesty ceviche.
For a vegetarian option, consider pairing the wine with a fresh and lively salad featuring arugula, goat cheese, and walnuts, or a vibrant quinoa and roasted vegetable dish. The Peter Lauer Riesling No. 1 "Trocken bis Feinherb" also pairs well with a cheese board featuring a mix of soft, creamy cheeses like Brie or Camembert, and more robust, tangy options like aged Gouda or blue cheese, which will accentuate the wine's fruit and floral notes while providing a delightful contrast to its balanced sweetness and acidity.