Clean, with pear, cucumber and a touch of diesel on the nose. Slightly candied but largely pleasant, with citrus and apple. Finishes with enough zest to make the grade. Lasting notes of grapefruit and lemon-lime are tasty. Imported by Monsieur Henri Wine Co.
Like its rivals, Black Tower has had to improve its quality to remain competitive. The 2003 Riesling offers scents of ripe pears and anise allied to a honeyed, concentrated mouthfeel. It’s a soft, user-friendly introduction to Riesling.