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2005 St Urbans Hof Riesling "Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Spätlese"

Winery: St Urbans Hof

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Spätlese"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $29

Cases produced: 600

KWG Score: 93.8 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: April 4, 2007

Wine Review: Wines like this one are why I expect to see Riesling make a comeback in terms of popularity. The nose on this wine was a bit shy. However, on the palate, the wine was quite tasty and vibrant. This wine did a nice job of balancing the acids, sugars, and flavors. The finish was wonderful. Enjoy – Ken (VG+)2/07

This pale yellow wine has a light citrus and steely bouquet. On the palate, this light to medium bodied wine is vibrant, very nicely balanced, a touch acidic, and not too sweet. One panelist described the wine as uniformly built. The flavor profile is lemon lime. The finish is refreshing and smooth. This is an easy to drink wine to enjoy this summer. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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