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2016 S.A. Prum Riesling "Essence"

S.A. Prum 2016 Essence Riesling

Winery: S.A. Prum

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Essence"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $13

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: October 10, 2017

Wine Review: This almost clear colored Riesling from S.A. Prum certainly over delivers for the money. It starts out with lots of very tiny bubbles that dissipate quickly. It opens with a faint lychee and apple like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied and slightly sweet. The flavor profile is a tasty lemon and light peach blend. I also detected nicely integrated minerality and some lime. A dash of white pepper towards the end. The finish remains semi-dry and fades away nicely. I would pair this tasty Riesling with Ritz encrusted baked scrod. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Pale gold Nose: Aromatic, with scents of apricot and peach Palate: Fresh fruit flavors of pineapple and apricot are perfectly balanced by a racy acidity and mineral character Serving Suggestions: Enjoy on its own or with a range of light appetizers and seafood dishes.

Organic status: not organic

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