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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Dry Riesling: Mostly German
July 6, 2017


Dry Riesling

  2015 Stein Weihwasser Feinherb ; Aroma: rich heady slatey, rather firm, succulent stony, very firm, very dense, ; Mouth: fleshy  firm, juicy resilient less concentrated than the two above, clean smooth, lightly mineral, firm, thick to the tongue; Very Good Plus19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2015 Monchhof Eymael Estate Riesling; Aroma: very rich heady deep, rich and sweet; Mouth: bright finely spritzy, finely delineated acidity, bright juicy, citric, bright fresh, exuberantly juicy; Very Good Plus 17.99; Mixed Case, 16.19; Case, 15.29

2015 Ch. Bela (Egon Muller) Riesling; Aroma: rich very full; rounded, lightly herbal, rich very dense; lower toned; Mouth: sweet acid rather rich, bright fleshy nicely balanced a touch of sweet acid, rather rich, subliminal sugar, a touch of enlivening spritz on the finish, herbal; Very Good Plus 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

2015 Peter Lauer Riesling Barrel X; Aroma: bright citric, light fresh , lilting, lime notes, ; Mouth: clean citric rather firm, clean mineral, juicy , very bright forward acid, long; Very Good Plus 22.99; Mixed Case, 20.69; Case, 19.54

2012 Karthauserhof Eitelsbacher Karthauserhofberger Ruwer Riesling Trocken; Aroma: Semisweet nicely floral a heady undertone; Mouth: Light lithe clean minerality very ripe an almost sweet scent on the finish ; Very Good - Excellent 31.99; Mixed Case, 28.79; Case, 27.19

2015 Powell & Son Riesling; Aroma: light clean fresh, very bright, lighted sweet diesel, lemon lime citrus; Mouth: clean bright   firm, citrus, very lean mouth clinging, rather dense; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94


7-6 Riesling Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $237

Instore only 7-6 Riesling Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $125


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