Dr. Zenzen Icewine Eiswein 2009
Type: Icewine Comments: Pradikatswein - wines made from Weissburgunder (Pinot blanc) and Silvaner grapes of Beerenauslese ripeness; harvested and pressed while frozen. Taste: Truely unique wines with a remarkable concentration of fruity acidity and sweetness. Recommendation: Typically served with rich, intensely flawored foods/ dishes, especially those which are particularly oily/ fatty, salty, sweet and/ or pungent in flawor; fresh fruit pies, cheesecake w/fruit, sharp/ rich cheeses, goose liver pate w/truffles. Delightful by itself.
Dr. Zenzen is a brand of wines produced in the Mosel region of Germany, named for 1940s proprietor Dr. Heinz Zenzen. The wine labels feature the Apollofalter, a rare species of butterfly that is often found on the walls of the flagship estate. The wines are available in a range of Rieslings from dry to sweet as well as other dry whites and reds.