The 2010 Dr. L Riesling evokes a walk throughan orchard in the late summer: luscious pear, peach and apple aromas retain the crisp sweet tartquality of ripening fruit just before harvest. On the palate, the medium-bodied wine is refreshing and juicy, with zippy acidity balancing bright flavors of pear, apricot, mango and lime. The lush attack is followed by a long finish that is simultaneously sweet and tart, dry and mouth-watering.
Loosen's best Dr. L to date, this is a terrific value, delivering
typical Mosel Riesling notes at a great price. Citrus
blossom, lime and crushed stone aromas are followed by
apple and citrus flavors in this just slightly-sweet wine.
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