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2017 Fritz Haag Riesling "Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Spatlese"

Fritz Haag 2017 Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Spatlese Riesling

Winery: Fritz Haag

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Spatlese"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $42

Cases produced: 240

KWG Score: 94.2 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: August 16, 2019

Wine Review: This almost clear colored Riesling from Fritz Haag opens with a musty damp forest floor bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, balanced and pleasantly sweet with nicely integrated acidity. The flavor profile is a tasty mineral infused pineapple and lychee blend with hints of white tea and peach. The finish is off-dry and fades away nicely. The Panel suggested pairing this Riesling with seared scallops. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This vineyard produces lighter, more delicate wines than the warmer, riper Sonnenuhr. The late-picked Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Spatlese has fine, forceful fruit in the aroma, a linear focus on the palate and a pure slate finish. A great choice for spicy dishes with fresh flavors and a lively sweet/tart balance.

Organic status: not organic

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