J.J. Prüm 2007 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Mosel Riesling Auslese Gold Capsule

The Prüm family, which has lived in the middle Mosel valley since the 12th century, knows the steep slate soils of the area intimately. Their superior Rieslings, which constitute 100 percent of their production, are always late-harvested and extremely long-lived. This example has beautiful flavors of white peach, green apple, sweet honey, and pine nut.

Trimbach 2003 Riesling Clos Ste. Hune Alsace

Founded over 400 years ago, Domaine Trimbach produces the definitive Alsatian dry white wine, thanks to the limestone-rich soils of Ribeauvillé. This vintage exhibits reserved grapefruit, limestone, and pear flavors and should age gracefully for more than a decade

Domdechant Werner 2006 Hochheimer Kirchenstück Riesling

Tasting notes: The auslese from this vineyard explodes out of the glass with effusive flavors that include creamy vanilla and juicy peach. Long, intense, and exquisite, this wine makes a convincing argument for declaring Riesling, rather than chardonnay, the world’s greatest white grape varietal. Worth knowing: Hochheim is located on the Main River in the […]

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