Five wines from around the web #19

Madeira Boal Reserva 1968, D’Oliveiras: Excellent Madeira that is quite a lovely drink now. Read the note [link2post id=”982″]here[/link2post]. £58 from Waitrose Wine Direct.

Hermitage 2005, Domaine du Colombier: Affordable Hermitage and it is good, too. You just have to age it for it to show its best. £38.70 from Tanners.

Riesling Smaragd “Achleiten” 2005, Weingut Prager: One of the best dry Rieslings I’ve had in, oh, a period of time. The note is 985″]here. £28.50 from Waitrose Wine Direct.

Riesling Spatlese Rudensheimer Berg Roseneck “Old Vines” 2007, Leitz: I tried this at wine London Wine Trade Fair; it was an excellent, characterful, delicious wine. Well worth the money. £16.20 from Marks and Spencer.

Riesling Spatlese Eitelsbacher Karthauserhofberg 1999: A lovely wine from the Ruwer, bursting with life and, let us be honest, acidity. This a a great, refreshing drink that would be perfect to drink over the summer. £12.50 from the Wine Society.