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Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Auslese 2004

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The Prüm family has lived in the center of the Mittelmosel region for more than 400 years. It was here that Joh. Jos. Prüm established his estate in 1911. The estate has become famous for top-quality Rieslings which are fresh and rich in taste, low in alcohol and are attractive not only when they are young, but possess the capacity to develop their character for decades.

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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

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The Prüm family has lived in the center of the Mittelmosel region for more than 400 years. It was here that Joh. Jos. Prüm established his estate in 1911. The estate has become famous for top-quality Rieslings which are fresh and rich in taste, low in alcohol and are attractive not only when they are young, but possess the capacity to develop their character for decades.

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