Dr. Loosen Dr L Riesling Germany 2009

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Dr. L embodies the elegant and racy style of Riesling from the steep slate-soil vineyards of the Mosel Valley. It is fruity and low in alcohol with a refreshingly crisp taste that cools the palate

Region: Germany

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  • 2009

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Color: White
Varietal: Riesling
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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
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Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
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See Ernie Loosen (Weingut Dr. Loosen) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series(#3): http://www.debramasterofwine.com


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
03/25/2010

Dr L embodies the elegant and racy style of Riesling from the steep, slate-soil vineyards of the Mosel Valley It is fruity and low in alcohol, with a refreshingly crisp taste that cools the palate, making it an excellent wine for spicy foods Apple and peach notes are backed by lively acidity in this elegant white Has nice balance and length-Bruce Sanderson Wine Spectator 88 PointsWine Spectator Best Value!



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Dr. L embodies the elegant and racy style of Riesling from the steep slate-soil vineyards of the Mosel Valley. It is fruity and low in alcohol with a refreshingly crisp taste that cools the palate

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