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Joh. Jos. Prum Bernkasteler Badstube Auslese Gold Capsule 2011

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The quality was great in 2011 and thankfully the quantities were also good. We brought in all Prädikat levels except Eiswein. The wines possess an outstanding balance: Their ripe acidity is already well integrated, just as the fruit aromas and flavors, and the pronounced fine minerality. The characters of the beautifully in this vintage.

Region: Germany » Mosel » Bernkastel

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  • 2011

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Winery: Joh. Jos. Prüm
Varietal: Riesling
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Joh. Jos. Prüm:
J.J. Prüm is a member of the Großer Ring Verband Deutscher Prädikats- und Qualitätsweingüter. The estate has 14 acres of holdings in the Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Graacher Himmelreich, Bernkasteler Lay, Bernkasteler Badstube and Zeltinger Sonnenuhr vineyards. Only Riesling is grown and harvested at these sites. The most important of these sites are Wehlener Sonnenuhr and G... Read more
J.J. Prüm is a member of the Großer Ring Verband Deutscher Prädikats- und Qualitätsweingüter. The estate has 14 acres of holdings in the Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Graacher Himmelreich, Bernkasteler Lay, Bernkasteler Badstube and Zeltinger Sonnenuhr vineyards. Only Riesling is grown and harvested at these sites. The most important of these sites are Wehlener Sonnenuhr and Graacher Himmelreich, in terms of both quantity and quality for the winery. Seventy percent of the vines are ungrafted. Depending on the vintage, the average annual production is 10,000 to 13,000 cases of wine. Stuart Pigott says of J.J. Prum that "since the early 1920's its wines have been among Germany’s best Rieslings with the Mosel’s vivacious aroma and racy elegance in its highest form". Wine writer Stephen Brook says that "The wines, whether a modest Kabinett or an opulent Beerenauslese, are the epitome of filigree elegance: light in body but intense in flavour, exquisitely balanced and precisely tuned, and capable of the most extra-ordinary longevity".  Read less

The quality was great in 2011 and thankfully the quantities were also good. We brought in all Prädikat levels except Eiswein. The wines possess an outstanding balance: Their ripe acidity is already well integrated, just as the fruit aromas and flavors, and the pronounced fine minerality. The characters of the beautifully in this vintage.

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