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Dr. Loosen Riesling Blue Slate 2011

Member Review by zmapman:

Met Dr Loosen at Rip's in Bowie MD. Nice gentleman and offered autograph bottle as well as brochure of wineries. Pretty cool

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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: zmapman
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04/09/2013

Met Dr Loosen at Rip's in Bowie MD. Nice gentleman and offered autograph bottle as well as brochure of wineries. Pretty cool


External Reviews for Dr. Loosen Riesling Blue Slate

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Source: CityWineCellar.com
10/15/2009

There's a spicy, tangy quality to this white, along with quince and anise. It's all underscored by a mineral element and a vibrant structure, with a fine, lingering aftertaste of stone and anise. Best from 2009 through 2022. 3,000 cases made."



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