Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2017

This a good release of this classic wine from Dr Loosen. Only 8% in alcohol, it is typical of the Mosel Kabinett riesling style. In the glass, there are restrained aromas of lemon and stones, with hints of tropical fruit. The palate is off to medium dry and the acidity both refreshing and racy, ablyContinue reading “Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2017”

JJ Prüm Bernkasteler Badstube Kabinett 2007

JJ Prum is one of Mosel’s leading wineries and there’s a little bit of anticipation in opening one of this producer’s bottles.  This particular wine was sourced at auction, and presented as quite developed.  A yellow gold in colour, it opens to aromas that remind of lemon and has a lactic overlay.  The palate isContinue reading “JJ Prüm Bernkasteler Badstube Kabinett 2007”

Dr Loosen Riesling Kabinett 2012 Graacher Himmelreich

Incomprehensible German wine labelling laws aside, I should drink more German riesling.  This is a very typical example of a good quality Mosel Cabinet riesling from Dr. Loosen.  Its aromatics are very attractive, with expressions of white florals, stones and lemon rind.  The palate is off-dry, perhaps even medium-dry at a pinch, but well balancedContinue reading “Dr Loosen Riesling Kabinett 2012 Graacher Himmelreich”

JJ Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett Riesling 2011

JJ Prum’s wines rarely disappoint, and this wine is no exception.  From the Mosel, the 2011 vintage of the Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett has delicate aromatics of stone, lemon and lemon rind.  Its palate is off dry, framed by high acid and its delicate aromatics carry through to the palate.  There is a lovely harmony andContinue reading “JJ Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett Riesling 2011”