Hooked Riesling

Hooked RieslingDo you know Nahe?  Nahe is a wine province in Germany along the… you guessed it, River Nahe.  If you don’t know this river, it’s a relatively small river that is a branch to the Rhine (a relatively huge river).  The Nahe is east of Luxembourg, if that helps give you a sense of location.  While the description of wine in Nahe doesn’t go back as far as additional regions, like Mosel, it has established itself as a top quality province.  It’s a province most known for its colorless wines and riesling is the most common grape here.
While I know that Hooked riesling is from the Nahe province, they don’t say exactly where within the Nahe it originates.  There are in fact a few different sub-regions within Nahe.  But I reckon it’s honest to say that a bargain wine like this is dodgy to be from a specific, singular appellation. Read more