Dr. Loosen Blue Slate Estate Kabinett 2011
Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany
This wine comes from parcels owned by Dr. Loosen in the blue
slate villages of Bernkastel, Graach and Wehlen. It is bright
and pure with the classic white peach fruit and floral, flinty
minerality that is so typical from blue slate. A plush attack on
the mid-palate leads to a deliciously firm, delicate finish.
This wine makes an elegant aperitif and is an excellent match for
seafood, spicy Asian cuisine and lighter dishes.
Lovely floral nose; a bit of spritz and dry, Granny Smith apple and citrus fruit flavors; bracing, clean and pure with a long, smooth finish.
The Dr. Loosen Estate has been in the same family for over 200 years. With ungrafted vines averaging 50 years old, some of the best vineyard sites in Germany (four rated grand cru and two premier cru by both the 1868 German classification and the more current Wine Atlas of Germany), Ernst Loosen has the raw materials for stunningly intense, world-class wines. With crop yields almost half of what is permitted by law,... View More