“In 2020, the aromatics of the Grosset Alea Riesling appear to be much more in the dried herb spectrum, reminiscent more of white flowers than the intense lemon, lime characters that we’ve come to expect of the youthful wine. On the palate, the concentration from the low yields is evident. There’s a wonderful purity and intensity of lemon, lime flavours which are washed along by marvellous natural acidity. The finish is tight, powerful, long and satisfying.” Jeffrey Grosset.
This is as good or better than any previous edition of Grosset’s Alea Riesling.
The fragrance here. Wow. It’s a floral parade, as exotic as it is welcoming. There’s plenty of fruit, sweet red apple and lime notes mostly, but then there’s a gravelling/gunsmoke aspect too. And there’s texture. And there’s intensity. Length, that too. This is damn good. Drink 2020-2025+. 94 Points. Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front.