It?s always a question if you like Riesling or not. German winemakers have been successfully tuning and tweaking the Riesling and Riesling-blends in the last couple of decades to make it more interesting and sellable to people who are into wine and not just drink it to get drunk - but it is still Riesling. Which a lot of People seem to dislike as a grape. I personally quite like it ...The Mosel and Pfalz has been making some of the best Riesling in the world for thousands of years. Look for Dr. Loosen or D?nnhoff Rieslings. Pfalz Dornfelder is great too, if you can find an old one.
yes, the whole french-wine-thing is based on that notion and I know this is true. The where and how have a huge influence on the wine. But it?s a bit like with parents and their children. You get your genes from your parents - but the finished person can still be very different depending on how you are raised. But no matter how different you were raised, the genes will always be there and always "shine through".I experienced how differently grape varieties can taste. Depending on who grows them and how.[...]