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2008 St Urbans Hof Riesling "QbA"

St Urbans Hof 2008 Riesling

Winery: St Urbans Hof

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "QbA"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $17

Cases produced: 14,000

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

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

Review date: August 23, 2009

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored Riesling is a tad sweeter than the Ockfener, but it was the consensus winner in a mini flight of mostly QbA level Rieslings. It opens with a light lime bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, well balanced, and fresh. The flavor profile is a blend of light lime and green apple with a touch of minerality gently infused. The finish is delicately sweet and very refreshing. This is a pleasant food friendly with that would be perfect in the summer and served with grilled scallops. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: An elegant, crisp, and fruity Riesling with a hint of natural residual sweetness. This wine has the typical light character of the Riesling grape and the style of a classic Mosel Riesling.

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