3 favorite Rieslings from Empire State South’s Steven Grubbs

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Don’t mistake this complex grape for a sickly sweet, second-class pour, says Steven Grubbs at Empire State South. Three of his faves:

Photograph by Gabriela Iancu
Photograph by Gabriela Iancu

2013 Trisaetum, Dry Riesling
The best of the New World, says Grubbs. Salty minerality and a floral spice. Available at Green’s, $19.99

Photograph by Gabriela Iancu
Photograph by Gabriela Iancu

2007 J.J. Prüm, Riesling Auslese Graacher Himmelreich
Quince and ginger from an icon in the Mosel. Available at the Wine Shop at Cakes & Ale, $56

Photograph by Gabriela Iancu
Photograph by Gabriela Iancu

2014 Max Ferd., Richter Estate Riesling
Hello, fresh-cut apple and tangerine. Available at Le Caveau Fine Wines, $17.99

This article originally appeared in our June 2015 issue as part of “Foodstuffs.”

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