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Dr. Loosen Red Slate Dry Riesling 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

The Red Slate Riesling has an intense minerality that is warm and enveloping, with a floral, spicy aroma of citrus blossom. It is harmonious on the palate, with a full, expansive texture and a firm peach pit grip to the finish. Very expressive.

Region: Germany » Mosel
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: MrRiesling
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3.50 5
04/28/2012

Three and a half glasses



The Red Slate Riesling has an intense minerality that is warm and enveloping, with a floral, spicy aroma of citrus blossom. It is harmonious on the palate, with a full, expansive texture and a firm peach pit grip to the finish. Very expressive.

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