After the opulent whites of 2003, the 2004 vintage for Riesling in Germany offers a return to wine styles more typical of the country's northerly winegrowing regions. Achieving both quality and quantity, 2004 delivers svelte thoroughbreds compared with the previous harvest's fleshy behemoths.
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