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2013 C Von Schubert Riesling "Maximin Grunhauser Qualitatswein Feinherb"

Winery: C Von Schubert

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Maximin Grunhauser Qualitatswein Feinherb"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Region: Mosel Saar Ruwer

State or country: Germany

Price: $22

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 89.4 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: March 8, 2015

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored Riesling opens with a mild green apple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light to medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is tart lime with notes of chalky mineralty. I also detected hints of hints of faint apricot and pineapple. The finish is dry and its ripe flavors linger nicely. This Riesling would pair well with Asian cuisine. I would select Thai spring rolls. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The wet 2013 harvest required extensive selection and yielded the smallest crop since 1980; less than half of normal. But the small amount of fruit produced deliciously juicy, delicate wines. The Estate Riesling has a fine aroma of lime and slate, with a silky texture and a beautifully balanced acidity that gives it a drying finish.

Organic status: not organic

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