Prum Blue Riesling 2010 - 89 points, Wine Spectator/ This has a firm core of dried apple, white cherry and baked peach flavors that are smoky and rich. The racy, mouthwatering finish is marked by bright, spicy notes.Add winemaker's notes
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Prum Blue Riesling 2010 - 89 points, Wine Spectator/ This has a firm core of dried apple, white cherry and baked peach flavors that are smoky and rich. The racy, mouthwatering finish is marked by bright, spicy notes.
Prum Blue Riesling 2009 - 88 Points, Wine Spectator/ A broad white, on the dry side, with white pepper, nectarine, mandarin orange and slate flavors.
Blue Slate Riesling 2007 - Wine Enthusiast/ On the dry side for a kabinett, with the alcohol weighing in at 11%. Yet even though the alcohol is relatively high, the wine gives an impression of lightness, balancing melon and white peach flavors with touches of spice and minerality.
Prum Blue 2011 - Food & Wine/ Lively, citrusy German Riesling Pairing for Crispy Fish with Sweet & Sour Sauce
The Prüm family has roots in Mosel region of Germany that date back as far as 1156, making it one the country’s preeminent winemaking dynasties. The current estate, now a century old and located in Wehlen in the heart of the Mosel, has been under the direction of Raimund Prum since 1971. Under his leadership, the property has become one of the region’s most successful wineries, boasting an international reputation for the production of exquisite Rieslings in a range of styles that satisfy and please every palate. Production Area This estate-bottled Riesling is made from a selection of grapes grown in and around Bernkastel in Germany’s middle Mosel region. This area is characterized by blue slate soil, rich in copper, which give the wines from this area more backbone, structure and distinct minerality. Grape Varieties 100% Riesling Vinification Grapes are picked by hand in mid-October and de-stemmed before undergoing 12 hours of maceration on the skins. The juice is fermented with native yeasts for eight weeks in stainless steel tanks, it is aged sur lie for richness and character and bottled under synthetic cork. Color Light gold Bouquet Delicate fragrance recalling ripe apricot and citrus fruit Taste Elegantly structured, with pronounced mineral character imparted by the slate-rich soil in which the grapes are grown Alcohol 11.5% Serving Suggestions A delicious match with chicken, seafood and Asian cuisine.
Blue Slate Riesling 2007 - 89 Points, Wine Spectator/ A dryish style, with peach, grapefruit and spice flavors.
/ The second best way to take the sting out of a spicy dish is to drink something a little sweet. Given your food preferences, your best choice is probably riesling, the grape responsible for Germany's legendary white wines. Here is a reasonably priced riesling The Nose has enjoyed over the years: S.A. Prum Blue Slate riesling: a classic German riesling at a great price.
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