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2008 St Urbans Hof Riesling "Ockfener Bockstein Kabinett"

St Urbans Hof 2008 Ockfener Bockstein Kabinett Riesling

Winery: St Urbans Hof

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Ockfener Bockstein Kabinett"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $20

Cases produced: 2,000

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: August 26, 2009

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored Riesling initially opens with a funky petrol like bouquet that blows off with some time and swirling. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and a little crisp. The flavor profile is a light lime and green apple with notes of infused minerality throughout. The finish is semi dry and nicely refreshing. This wine is very easy to drink and quite food friendly. Pair it with lightly seasoned skewered grilled shrimp. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A light and minerally Riesling, racy and spritzy with flower and smoky flavours coming from the slate soil. It has an almost electrifying acidity, which asks for the next sip. This Kabinett is very delicate and appealing to drink.

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