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Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel Wehlener Sonnenuhr 2009

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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

Editorial Reviews for Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel Wehlener Sonnenuhr

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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3.50 5
Vintage: 1998 02/11/2009

Big petrol and rubber nose with smoky notes. Rich and honied with a touch of botrytis and an almost syrupy character that keeps the wine simple though with just enough acidity to keep it drinkable. Too young for this one. Wait 3 years.


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Snooth User: Sara Weinbrom
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2011 07/16/2012

Apple and vanilla with a crisp finish.


Snooth User: Onin24eagle
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3.50 5
01/24/2012

Baked apple with a hint of peach and apricot on the nose. Well balanced with decent acidity. Had it with a Ceasar salad and it actually paired pretty well. I ordered another bottle for the wine cellar.


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 06/03/2010

highly aromatic, cantaloupe, apricots with a viscous palate of rich fruit flavors combined with little nuances of slate


Snooth User: nowickija
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 10/15/2010

Brilliant minerality on the nose, almost a bit of sea air. Crisp acidity perfectly balanced with the residual sugar. Silky smooth on the palette with that minerality, floral notes, and a touch of apricot. Light and refreshing.


Snooth User: shooo63
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2007 12/21/2009

Five glasses


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 04/11/2010

Pure and delicate, yet strong mineral and florals on the nose. Showing nice apple and peach notes and good mineral mixed in. Delicious and well balanced. - Tasted at Marché Bacchus 4/10/10


Snooth User: Debbie Bridges
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2004 01/23/2010

We had your reisling, 2004 when Bali at Ubud and it was stunning, thanks. It is called Riesling, Kabinet, Joh.Jos.Prum, Wehlener, Sonnenuhr, Mosel Saar Ruwer, 2004. Germany. Where can I buy this in Western Australia? My email address deborah.bridges@bigpond.com and if you could advise me of this information.


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External Reviews for Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel Wehlener Sonnenuhr

External Review
Vintage: 2012 02/13/2014

Excellent structure, ripe aromas and flavors of stone fruits (like peach), a fine minerality, great depth and length. Unique harmony, finesse and expression after aging. Fine, yet racy with elegance and complexity. Beautiful balance between fine minerality, crisp acidity, expressive fruit aromas and flavors.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2012 07/21/2014

Crunchy yet nicely fleshed out, with good cut to the citrus and mineral notes that accent the apple and grapefruit flavors. Features firm acidity and a finish that echoes with ripe melon hints. Drink now through 2018.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2012 07/21/2014

Subtle floral bouquet with peach skin and acacia blossom. Bright, slightly tart apple with a refreshing, persistent acidity. This invigorating wine has an appealing finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2012 02/13/2014

A tightly coiled seam of mineral slatey-ness and tangy grip keeps the stunning package of concentrated stone fruits, pastilles, smoke, pungent citrus and white florals, all tightly woven and ravishingly refreshing. It's an Auslese for the ages, so much so that you could fill a room with this wine's ambition.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2011 04/07/2015

Delicate aromas of peach and candied lemon. Glossy but quite firm for a kabinett, this tastes more off-dry. The clean finish offers lime and discreet slate.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2011 04/07/2015

Heady violet and stone fruit aromas are swathed in fresh, green herbs on the nose of this honeyed, elegantly fruity kabinett. Brisk acidity reverberates on the palate, where sweet fruit then mixes with a long, mineral-tinged finish. Drink now through 2014 to maximize its fresh, floral exuberance.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2011 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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