- Published: 17 October 2009 17 October 2009
I have been recovering very slowly from the most boring bout of swollen throat, suets, phlegm and sinus congestion that we come to expect from this time of year. My motives in every action are geared towards the healing process. Hence my choice for some low-level Saturday night imbibing has turned out to be a bottle of Dr Bürklin-Wolf, 2007 Riesling, Trocken.
This wines medicinal qualities of alcohol & acidity react like tear gas to my foes and fine friends to myself. The crisp acidity gives a nice clean finish and there is even a little length in the familarly pleasurable taste. Riesling is one of my favourite varieties of grape and when I am wounded, she has the touch of Florence Nightingale. As she is given time to breathe, she opens up and makes one feel a touch special.
Well done Doctor Bürklin-Wolf!
Dr Bürklin-Wolf wines can be bought from Jeroboams Fine Wine for £11 a bottle or £9.90 each for twelve.
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