Aromas of struck matches and smoke are pronounced initially but dissipate into elegant mineral complexities on the palate of this intensely fruity Kabinett. Juicy tangerine and grapefruit flavors and sweet and zesty, edged by a bracing fringe of astringency on the finish.
No other wine estate in Germany has such an unusually broad spectrum of top vineyards in all three river valleys of the Mosel-Saar- Ruwer region. The estate vines all stand on steep slopes. All work in the vineyards is exclusively done by hand. The goal is to increasingly bring forth the terrior of
Wine Enthusiast 93 "Fresh green floral and lime zest lend vibe to this fine-footed, almost feather-textured kabinett. It's spry but surprisingly powerful, amplified by soaring grapefruit acidity and penetrating green-apple and pear flavors. Finishes long with a delicately honeyed touch. Drink now
Wine Spectator 90 TOP 100 2008"This is unevolved, revealing hints of floral and black currant aromas and flavors, but also yeast and carbonic gas elements. Yet it's vibrant and juicy, with a lingering finish. Best from 2009 through 2022. 2,500 cases made."
Wine Spectator 93"This is tangy, with lime, nectarine, vanilla custard and mineral notes in a rainbow of flavors. Well-structured, though the acidity is submerged now, with a lingering, vanilla-tinged finish."