Germany and Austria

2016 Joh Jos Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

This is Riesling's mother ship, the many valleys of Germany and Austria. It offers a unique blend of elements, that of Riesling's fruitiness, acidity, and minerality that simply cannot be matched outside of these Germanic lands. No one can resist the pure and brilliant charm of Riesling, dry or sweet!!! Austria's Gruner Veltliner offers a peacock's tail of floral aromas on a refreshing frame of acidity.

Price: $30.00

Always the most reticent to unfold of the trio, the Wehlener always has the most delicate and filigree sense of mineral power, and this year is no exception. "Quite pretty and shy white floral aromatics, then crystalline and pure in its moderately ripe stone fruit character, unfolding weightlessly and very long, like a gorgeously pure whisper of a wine...". After circling back for take two, things had shifted to an eye-popping degree: " Wow. The aromatics here have opened up to a wow level of depth and complexity, the white florals now accompanied by the stone fruit and minerality found in the mouth earlier. Its sense of mineral power is also stepped up big time, giving the wine an even longer and more mouth watering sensibility. Its coiled and pure nature give me every confidence that this wine will evolve gloriously in classic Wehelener Sonnenuhr style....." Another little * awarded here.

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Always the most reticent to unfold of the trio, the Wehlener always has the most delicate and filigree sense of mineral power, and this year is no exception. “Quite pretty and shy white floral aromatics, then crystalline and pure in its moderately ripe stone fruit character, unfolding weightlessly and very long, like a gorgeously pure whisper of a wine…”. After circling back for take two, things had shifted to an eye-popping degree: ” Wow. The aromatics here have opened up to a wow level of depth and complexity, the white florals now accompanied by the stone fruit and minerality found in the mouth earlier. Its sense of mineral power is also stepped up big time, giving the wine an even longer and more mouth watering sensibility. Its coiled and pure nature give me every confidence that this wine will evolve gloriously in classic Wehelener Sonnenuhr style…..” Another little * awarded here.