Star winemaker Ernie Loosen is now consulting for Graff, and the wines have taken a step up in quality. Leesy and a bit sulfury on the nose, but underneath are some wonderfully pure flavors of melon and mineral, finishing with a dusting of dried spices and powdered mineral over poached apple. Could be racier, but the broad, mouthfilling flavors are satisfying in a…
Swathes of green herbs add freshness to the rich, sweet-tasting flavors of honey, peach and preserved lemon on this lush, textured Riesling. While a bit tight and astringent on the midpalate, it lingers nicely on the finish, with a crush of gravelly minerality.