Doctor Loosen Riesling Auslese Erdener Pralat 2005

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 2005 Erdener Pralat Riesling Auslese displays a positively gaudy nose of orange liqueur, musk melon, herbal candies, and sweet floral perfume. Creamy and rich on the palate, this nevertheless follows the trend from last year of retaining plenty o... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Riesling wine from Mosel Saar Ruwer in Germany. 2005 Doctor Loosen Riesling Auslese Erdener Pralat 750ml

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Weingut Dr Loosen:
The Dr. Loosen estate has been in the same family for over 200 years. When Ernst Loosen (pronounced loh-zen) assumed ownership in 1988, he realized that with ungrafted vines averaging 60 years old in some of Germany’s best-rated vineyards, he had the raw materials to create stunningly intense, world-class wines. To achieve this, Ernst dramatically reduced his crop size and stopped all chemical... Read more
The Dr. Loosen estate has been in the same family for over 200 years. When Ernst Loosen (pronounced loh-zen) assumed ownership in 1988, he realized that with ungrafted vines averaging 60 years old in some of Germany’s best-rated vineyards, he had the raw materials to create stunningly intense, world-class wines. To achieve this, Ernst dramatically reduced his crop size and stopped all chemical fertilization, preferring only moderate use of organic fertilizers. And, most importantly, he turned to gentler cellar practices that allow the wine to develop its full potential with a minimum of handling and technological meddling. Read less

External Reviews for Doctor Loosen Riesling Auslese Erdener Pralat

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

The 2005 Erdener Pralat Riesling Auslese displays a positively gaudy nose of orange liqueur, musk melon, herbal candies, and sweet floral perfume. Creamy and rich on the palate, this nevertheless follows the trend from last year of retaining plenty o... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Riesling wine from Mosel Saar Ruwer in Germany. 2005 Doctor Loosen Riesling Auslese Erdener Pralat 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

Pale golden yellow. Candied apricot, sweet herbs and clove complicated by a hint of high-toned botrytis on the nose. Extremely elegant and airy in spite of its sheer density; candied pineapple fruit is underpinned by nutmeg and a salty minerality.Fin... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Riesling wine from Mosel Saar Ruwer in Germany. 2005 Doctor Loosen Riesling Auslese Erdener Pralat 750ml




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