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J.J. Prum Estate Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese 2012
J.J. Prum Estate Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese 2012


 
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Bottle-size : 75 cl

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Fresh and smoke-flavored, ripe, white-stone-fruit aromas along with herbal and crushed stone notes on the nose of the 2013 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Auslese (AP #18 13) lead to a light-footed, piquant, elegant, lingering juicy and salty finish that is absolutely stimulating and reveals great complexity. Wine Advocate 95

The Mosel River Valley is probably the most famous and arguably the most admired wine region of Germany. In its wider sense, it includes the adjacent Saar and Rüwer (hence Mosel-Saar-Rüwer), both tributaries of the Mosel River, however it is the middle Mosel (mittelmosel), in particular between and including the towns of Bernkastel-Kues and Erden that the most brilliant wines tend to be produced. Berkastel, Grach, Wehlen, and Zeltingen are some of the most famous wine towns here. All of the vineyards of J.J. Prüm are located within this prestigious strip. The Prüm family history in the Mosel dates back as early as 1156! However Johann Josef Prüm (1873 - 1944), founded the J.J. Prüm estate in 1911. Dr Manfred Prüm has led the estate since 1969. Now his daughter Katharina is taking over the mantle. The 13.5 hectare estate includes some 70% of ungrafted vines (because the phylloxera louse cannot survive in these slate soils.)

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