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2010 St Urbans Hof Riesling "Bockstein Ockfen Spatlese"

St Urbans Hof 2010 Bockstein Ockfen Spatlese Riesling

Winery: St Urbans Hof

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bockstein Ockfen Spatlese"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $32

Cases produced: 500

KWG Score: 93 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: September 29, 2011

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored Riesling opens with a mild and attractive ripe apple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, delicate and slightly crisp. The flavor profile is a delicious ripe Anjou pear and pineapple blend with a hint of apple. The finish is pleasantly sweet and friendly. This wine would pair well with quiche Lorraine. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: A characterful, juicy and fruity Riesling from the Saar Valley. The grapes for this wine were especially late harvested. The nose is redolent of floral notes, especially elderflower and lilac, and combined with a vibrant and juicy palate - classic characteristics of the Ockfener Bockstein, which the wines display year after a year. The great terroir of this famous vineyard is also immediately recognizable by its fine, silky texture.

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