Dr. Loosen Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Kabinett 2008

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Dr. Loosen produces only Riesling from traditional, slate-soil vineyards in the Mosel valley. A full range of Prädika...

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Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
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12/27/2010

See Ernie Loosen (Weingut Dr. Loosen) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series(#3): http://www.debramasterofwine.com


Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
6836507,588
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12/27/2010

See Ernie Loosen (Weingut Dr. Loosen) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series(#3): http://www.debramasterofwine.com


Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
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12/20/2010

See Ernie Loosen (Weingut Dr. Loosen) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series(#3): www.debramasterofwine.com


Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
6836507,588
0.00 5
12/27/2010

See Ernie Loosen (Weingut Dr. Loosen) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series(#3): http://www.debramasterofwine.com


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External Review
11/08/2010

Max Gerstl: Das ist der Duft einer grossen, sehr edlen Spätlese, intensive, tiefgründige Frucht, enorm konzentriert und reich, glasklar und präzis, ein funkelnder Diamant. Am Gaumen ein Charmeur, weich wie Seide, aber dennoch rassig wie ein Rennpferd, das ist eine Spätlese, die berührt, von herzerwärmender Schönheit, einfach unendlich gut.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Dr. Loosen produces only Riesling from traditional, slate-soil vineyards in the Mosel valley. A full range of Prädikat wines is made from six grand cru single-vineyard sites. The vineyards of Dr. Loosen owe their excellent quality to three major factors: the exceptional regional climate of the Middle Mosel area, the mineral-rich slate and volcanic soils, and the incredible age of the estate’s ungrafted Riesling vines. All of Dr. Loosen’s six major vineyards were designated as Erste Lage (equivalent to grand cru) in the 1868 Prussian classification of Mosel vineyards, which was undertaken for tax assessment purposes. This classification predates the grand cru system in Burgundy, and was updated by Stuart Pigott and Hugh Johnson in the Wine Atlas of Germany (1995). Blazing red and insanely steep, the Ürziger Würzgarten (ERTS-ih-ger VERTS-gar-ten) vineyard fills the picturesque amphitheater formed by this dramatic bend in the river. Although it’s directly adjacent to the vineyards of Erden, it produces a completely different kind of wine, with exotic, spicy aromas and a mesmerizing earthiness. No other vineyard on the Mosel produces wines so bursting with tropical fruit flavors. The estate’s oldest vines are found here.

Dr. Loosen produces only Riesling from traditional, slate-soil vineyards in the Mosel valley. A full range of Prädikat wines is made from six grand cru single-vineyard sites. The vineyards of Dr. Loosen owe their excellent quality to three major factors: the exceptional regional climate of the Middle Mosel area, the mineral-rich slate and volcanic soils, and the incredible age of the estate’s ungrafted Riesling vines. All of Dr. Loosen’s six major vineyards were designated as Erste Lage (equivalent to grand cru) in the 1868 Prussian classification of Mosel vineyards, which was undertaken for tax assessment purposes. This classification predates the grand cru system in Burgundy, and was updated by Stuart Pigott and Hugh Johnson in the Wine Atlas of Germany (1995). Blazing red and insanely steep, the Ürziger Würzgarten (ERTS-ih-ger VERTS-gar-ten) vineyard fills the picturesque amphitheater formed by this dramatic bend in the river. Although it’s directly adjacent to the vineyards of Erden, it produces a completely different kind of wine, with exotic, spicy aromas and a mesmerizing earthiness. No other vineyard on the Mosel produces wines so bursting with tropical fruit flavors. The estate’s oldest vines are found here.

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