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2017 Dr H Thanisch Riesling "Berncasteler Doctor Kabinett"

Dr H Thanisch 2017 Berncasteler Doctor Kabinett Riesling

Winery: Dr H Thanisch

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Berncasteler Doctor Kabinett"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $41

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 93.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: July 20, 2020

Wine Review: This light-yellow colored Riesling from Dr. H. Thanisch (Erben Muller-Burggraef) opens with a candle wax, ginger and light lemon bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and off-dry with pleasant gentle acidity. The flavor profile is a mild sweet tea and ginger blend with notes of apricot. I also detected some hints of white pepper and pineapple in the background. The finish remains off-dry, soft and delicate. This is a very nice summer sipper, that can be enjoyed slightly chilled on its own. With food, it would pair very nicely with a bay scallops scampi. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: It is underlined by a lively acidity and minerality so typical of the Doctor vineyard site. It is an extremely complex wine with a tremendous aging potential. Carries an aroma of hot stones, with dark currant and nectarine flavors supported by a lively acidity. This is rich and juicy on the finish, offering notes of white chocolate and spice. Perfect with lobster, scallops and modern American “fusion” dishes.

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