Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2020 / 750 ml.

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JS9393 pts. - JamesSuckling.com - Thursday, September 23, 2021
Simultaneously juicy, very lively and elegant. Spot-on balance and brimming with white-fruit and lemon (fruit and blossom) aromas. Very clean and straight finish. Drink or hold. Screw cap.
SP9090 pts. - Wine Spectator - Oct 15, 2022
A fruity, juicy style, this Riesling delivers peach, lime pate de fruit and violet flavors. Sleek, lingering on the tangy, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2037. 400 cases imported. (Bruce Sanderson)

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Primary Grape: Riesling | All Grapes: 100% Riesling

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JS93 93 pts. / JamesSuckling.com (Thursday, September 23, 2021)

Simultaneously juicy, very lively and elegant. Spot-on balance and brimming with white-fruit and lemon (fruit and blossom) aromas. Very clean and straight finish. Drink or hold. Screw cap.

SP90 90 pts. / Wine Spectator (Oct 15, 2022)

A fruity, juicy style, this Riesling delivers peach, lime pate de fruit and violet flavors. Sleek, lingering on the tangy, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2037. 400 cases imported. (Bruce Sanderson)

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Region / Mosel

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The German wine region, Mosel (or Mosel-Saar-Ruwer), produces some of the most beautiful white wines in the world, particularly Rieslings. The cool climate and Devonian slate soils in this region are said to lend to the unique character of Mosel Rieslings, with their floral nose and distinct minerality.

Country / Germany

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The German wine-making tradition is long and illustrious, dating back to as early as AD 800. And for a country just slightly smaller than Montana, Germany produces and consumes a great deal of wine (it's the seventh-largest producer and sixth-highest consumer).

Germany is situated at the most northerly latitude at which grapes can ripen; the winters are cold and the growing season short, all of which, incidentally, are nearly identical to the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Most of its wine regions are situated in central and southwestern Germany. The most significant are the Rheingau, Rheinhessen, Rheinpfalz, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Nahe, Franken and Baden.

The Riesling grape is king in Germany, even though it represents only 20% of total plantings: Müller-Thurgau (a Riesling-silvaner cross) has the most, followed by the red grapes Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) and Dornfelder. In good years and in the care of master winemakers, Riesling makes one of the greatest white wines in the world, with a perfect balance of sugar and acid, exquisite fruit and fragrance and with considerable potential for aging.

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SKU 44212
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett
Country Germany
Region Mosel
Product Location - Location-Appellation Mosel
Package Size 750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume 8%
Brand Dr. Loosen
Bottles per Case 12
Vintage 2020
Can it be Shipped Yes
Rating 93.00 pts
Premier Pick No
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color White
Grape(s) 100% Riesling
Primary Grape Riesling
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
Same Region, Same Vintage, Same Grape
JS93+93–94 pts. - JamesSuckling.com - Thursday, September 23, 2021
So much lemon and herbal freshness with a touch of licorice. Excellent balance of mineral acidity and delicate fruit on the very lively palate, the grape sweetness barely perceptible. Very crisp, clean finish.
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So much lemon and herbal freshness with a touch of licorice. Excellent balance of mineral acidity and delicate fruit on the very lively palate, the grape sweetness barely perceptible. Very crisp, clean finish.
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