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  • 20 top rieslings for summer sipping

    27 January 2017

    Riesling, the classic white wine variety of Germany, develops ripe fruit flavours at low grape-sugar levels, which means its wine has less alcohol, while retaining crisp, mouth-watering acidity. So, instead of reaching for another bottle of sauvignon blanc or pinot gris, why not try New Zealand’s most overlooked varietal wine? With its inviting floral scents, lightness and incisive, citrusy, limey flavours, riesling is the perfect summer wine.

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