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2005 S.A. Prum Dessert & Ice Wine "Wehlener Sonnenuhr Auslese"

SA Prum 2005 Riesling

Winery: S.A. Prum

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Wehlener Sonnenuhr Auslese"

Wine Category: Dessert & Ice Wine

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $38

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 93.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: January 21, 2009

Wine Review: This bright yellow colored Riesling from SA Prum is a steal. This was my favorite offering from the recent group of wines that I reviewed with Raimond Prum. This wine opens with a fresh light lemon like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, creamy, and very nicely balanced. It shows off rich and deliciously sweet lemon like flavors with a touch of tangerine present as well. The bottom wine is this offering is a fantastic dessert wine for those that enjoy Auslese level Rieslings. The finish is nicely refreshing and nicely prolonged. Drink this wine as a dessert or take Raimond’s advice and enjoy it with duck breast with an orange sauce. Cheers - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Gold. Highly aromatic, with scents recalling cantaloupe, sweet apricot and mineral. Medium-bodied, complex and refined, with rich fruit flavors underscored by nuances of mineral and slate. Outstanding as an aperitif or matched with pâtés, cheeses, roast turkey, duck breast and Asian cuisine.

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