The 2010 vintage on the Mosel is producing some of the best wines of the decade as it has combined very ripe fruit with higher acid levels. The 2010 Ürziger Würzgarten (Ürzig is the village and Würzgarten means "spice garden") is no exception. The aromatic floral notes on the nose lead into lush tropical fruits on the palate that meld with the signature hint of spice that comes from the red volcanic soil. This is... View More
Very creamy, with a bright acidity behind the peach, gooseberry and elderflower flavors. Ripe apricot and vanilla chime in as well, with lime and slate lingering on the broad, rich finish. Drink now through 2035. 250 cases imported.
International Wine Cellar
Peach, mango and a hint of honey on the nose. The sweet, but austere peach flavor with its subtle spiciness is highlighted by the slate. Well-balanced, extremely elegant and nicely persistent.
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