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Dr Loosen 2012 "Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett" Riesling, Germany

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)
Price: $28
KWG Score: 90.6
No. Professional Ratings: 3
# of Cases: 250
This pale straw colored Riesling from Germany opens with a fragrant lemon bouquet with hints of wet stone and apple. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, slightly acidic and lively. The flavor profile is a ripe apple with notes of lemon and nicely integrated minerality. I also detected hints of faint orange. The finish is semi-sweet and its flavors drift away nicely. This Riesling would be a very nice aperitif to serve with bacon wrapped scallops at your holiday parties. Enjoy – Ken


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