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S A Prum 'Essence' Riesling 2018
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This is a white wine imageS A Prum 'Essence' Riesling 2018

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Wine Enthusiast 88
“Fresh, forward watermelon and grape- fruit flavors abound in this approachably juicy crowd pleaser. It’s pleasantly off- dry and light on its feet. A refreshing sip to enjoy young.”—A.I.

“Pale gold in color. Aromatic, with scents of apricot, green apple and white peach. Fresh fruit flavors perfectly balanced by a racy acidity and a lot of mineral character. Enjoy on its own or with a range of light and delicious appetizers, white meat, BBQ, ... read more
This is a white wine
Item ID: #26314
Shelf at store:60a
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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Wine Enthusiast 88
“Fresh, forward watermelon and grape- fruit flavors abound in this approachably juicy crowd pleaser. It’s pleasantly off- dry and light on its feet. A refreshing sip to enjoy young.”—A.I.

“Pale gold in color. Aromatic, with scents of apricot, green apple and white peach. Fresh fruit flavors perfectly balanced by a racy acidity and a lot of mineral character. Enjoy on its own or with a range of light and delicious appetizers, white meat, BBQ, seafood dishes, perfect with Asian cuisine and all styles of spicy food. The ideal summer wine to be enjoyed in the garden, by the sea side, or terrace with friends.”-Winemaker’s Notes

“The Prüm family’s roots in the Mosel region of Germany date back as far as 1156, making it one the country’s preeminent winemaking dynasties. Their incredible Riesling portfolio reflects traditional winemaking practices with exceptional single vineyard designated wines in every style. Family-owned S.A. Prüm, founded in 1911 by Sebastian Alois Prüm, was in the hands of Raimund Prüm, head winemaker and Sebastian’s grandson, from 1971to 2017. Under Raimund’s leadership the property has earned a reputation as one of the most successful wineries in Germany’s celebrated Mosel wine region. Today his daughter Saskia A. Prüm is taking care of the success of the family business.”-Winery Notes

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S.A. PrumFamily-owned S.A. Prüm, founded in 1911 by Sebastian Alois Prüm, has been in the hands of Raimund Prüm, head winemaker and Sebastian's grandson, since 1971. Under Raimund's leadership the property has earned a reputation as one of the most successful wineries in Germany's celebrated Mosel wine region.

1911
The Prüm family has a rich and ancient history in the mid-Mosel, the preferred growing area in the Mosel. Here they owned vineyards in the towns of Bernkastel, Graach, Wehlen and Zeltingen since 1156.

Mosel
Today, the estate comprises 40 acres of vineyards planted principally with Riesling. Over 15 acres of S.A. Prüm's holdings are located within the famed Wehlener Sonnenuhr ("sundial of Wehlen") domain. Named for the historic sundial painted on an outcrop of slate by a Prüm ancestor back in 1842, the incredibly steep Wehlener Sonnenuhr vineyard is a renowned source of what is arguably Germany's finest Riesling.

Under Raimund's leadership the property has earned a reputation as one of the most successful wineries in Germany's celebrated Mosel wine region.
Mosel Valley ABOUT THE WINERY
Based in Mosel

Here vines average 80 years and older and benefit from plentiful sunshine – a critical factor in the world's northernmost wine producing country. The soil is comprised of layers of finely decomposed, mineral-rich slate. Underneath, deep-lying aquifers provide the vines with adequate water during dry periods.

S.A. Prüm is a founding member of the Association of German Premium Wineries (VDP), a consortium of Germany's top producers. Raimund Prüm employs organic fertilization, hand-picking and strict yield control to ensure the utmost quality.

Day-to-day operations at S.A. Prüm are a family effort. Daughter Saskia Andrea (another S.A. Prüm) is integrally involved in winemaking and, after working at top wineries around the world, is poised to take over the reins from her father.

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Carmen

"Almost as good as the 2016 vintage, but still a great wine."

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