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2017 Maximin Grunhaus Riesling "Maximin Grunhaus Herrenberg Kabinett"

Maximin Grunhaus 2017 Maximin Grunhaus Herrenberg Kabinett Riesling

Winery: Maximin Grunhaus

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Maximin Grunhaus Herrenberg Kabinett"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $34

Cases produced: 700

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: August 8, 2019

Wine Review: This impressive pale straw-colored Riesling from Maximin Grunhaus opens with a petrol scented bouquet with hints of dried apricot, bee’s wax and musty earth. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, off-dry, nicely balanced and refined. The flavor profile is a very tasty mild lime and ripe Anjou pear blend with delicate notes of minerality and pineapple throughout. Its finish is nicely extended. While not overly complex, this Riesling is delightful. We could drink a lot of this wine. The Panel suggested serving it slightly chilled on a hot summer day by the pool with seared scallops. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: The Herrenberg vineyard is based more on red slate, than its neighbor Abtsberg. The wines are more generous and tend to open up sooner than those of Abtsberg. This wine is produced in the delicate Kabinett style, and exhibits the distinctive stone fruit flavors and red slate minerality that are typical of this vineyard’s terroir.

Organic status: not organic

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