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Joh. Jos. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auselse 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

The wines possess an outstanding balance: Their ripe acidity is already well integrated, just as are the fruit aromas and flavours, and the pronounced fine minerality. The characters of the different vineyard sites are expressed beautifully in this vintage.

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

External Reviews for Joh. Jos. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auselse

External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
03/02/2016

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese 2013 - 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ Savory touches of saffron and bee pollen lend complexity to this lith, dancing spatlese. It's intensely sunny in character, bursting of honey and sweet tangerine flavors, yet held firm and tight by a backbone of reverberating lemon acidity. Drink now through 2021.


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
03/02/2016

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese 2014 - 93 Points & Editors' Choice, Wine Enthusiast/ While gossamer-light in texture, this intensely sun-kissed spatlese builds in fruity, floral exuberance. Tropical mango and melon flavors are almost ruddy in richness but offset by an electric jolt of acidity. The finish is long and persistent, marked by tea leaves and lavender. Drink now through 2020.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
02/04/2014

This features ripe lime and slate notes on an elegant frame, with lively hints of white chocolate and vanilla. The rich finish of peaches and cream is accented by light, smoky notes. Drink now through 2020.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/22/2013

Cask sample. Very smoky/reductive - light note of rubber but not unpleasant especially when you can imagine where the wine is going once it is bottled. Fine bright apricot fruit. It is sweet but somehow you hardly notice the sweetness within the ha... Jancis Robinson A Riesling wine from Mosel Saar Ruwer in Germany. 2011 2011 Prum Joh Jos Riesling Spatlese Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling 750ml


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
03/02/2016

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese 2011 - 95 Points & Editors' Choice, Wine Enthusiast/ Tasted five years after bottling, this profoundly elegant spatlese exhibits a minerality that penetrated through layers of fruit and honey.Struck flint and slate offer dark counterpoints to a lush, creamy palate full of ripe tangerine and apple marmalade flavors. It's a penetrating, deftly balanced wine that's both stimulating and thought-provoking. Drink now through 2021.


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
03/02/2016

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese 2007 - 90 Points, International Wine Cellar/ One of the pleasant surprises this year was the renaissance of S.A. Prüm. Raimund Prüm and Gerb Faber have further improved quality this year, as the 2007 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese amply proves.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
06/25/2014

The Prum 2011 Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett leads with scents of mint-tinged cassis and Golden Delicious apple, but the softness that these intimate on the palate doesn’t really materialize thanks to tart apple skin and piquant apple pip and grapefruit rind impingements, all the way through a bitter-sweet interchange of flavors leading into a satisfyingly sustained albeit rounded-off, delicate and soothing finish. Greater complexity and a sense of transparency may well emerge with time — and one can count on two decades’ high performance — but I doubt that this will ever display the interactive dynamic of the corresponding Bernkasteler.


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The wines possess an outstanding balance: Their ripe acidity is already well integrated, just as are the fruit aromas and flavours, and the pronounced fine minerality. The characters of the different vineyard sites are expressed beautifully in this vintage.

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