June 2013 - Germany - All Wines

This month's Wine feature is German - All Wines
Germany - All Wines Reviews
202573
Leonard Kreusch
2009 Estate Bottled, Beerenauslese Rheinhessen
Fat aromas of baked peaches and papaya creme brulee with a silky, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a long, golden raisin, dried apricot, earth and oil accented finish. A nicely balanced, deeply delicious dessert wine.
94 points $26.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202462
Philipps-Eckstein
2012 Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Spätlese
Golden straw color. Aromas of waxy honeycomb, peach skin, and apple with a crisp, fruity sweet medium body long, electric, honeyed apricot and lemon-lime curd finish with a touch of smoky minerality and fruit tannins to balance the sweetness. Fantastic.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202463
Philipps-Eckstein
2012 Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett
Aromas yeasty lemon scone, praline and honeycomb with a vibrant, fruity medium body and a long, scintillating, grilled peach, apple and lemon and delicately smoky, fuel-like mineral finish with laser-like acidity. A great sipper or pair with spicy shrimp fajitas.
93 points $18 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202544
Leonard Kreusch
2012 Piesporter Goldtröpfchen QBA Riesling
Aromas and flavors of biscuit, nectarine and lime yogurt with a silky, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tangy, grilled apple and citrus sorbet finish. Tasty sipper.
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202561
Fritz de Katz
2012 Riesling
Pale golden silver color. Mild apple and citrus aromas with a crisp, fruity light-o-medium body and a tangy ripe peach and lemon sorbet finish. A tasty fruity sipper or pair with spicy Latin dishes.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202548
Leonard Kreusch
2011 Estate Bottled Riesling
Golden silver color. Aromas and flavors of waxy apple, lemon, and earth with a crisp, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tangy, mouthwatering, mineral accented finish. Nice structure for the table or sipping.
88 points $15.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202545
Leonard Kreusch
2011 Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Auslese Riesling
Aromas of Key lime pie and peaches with a fruity, silky light-to-medium body and a juicy apple, golden raisin, and mineral finish. A delicious and balanced semi-sweet riesling.
88 points $17.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202547
Leonard Kreusch
2011 Sapphire Selection Riesling
Pale golden color. Aromas of honeycomb and dusty apple with silky, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tangy, citrus and grass accented finish. A solid patio wine.
85 points $11.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202546
Leonard Kreusch
2011 Piesporter Michelsberg Spätlese Riesling
Aromas of soda bread, yellow apple and nut with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy, slightly smoky, grilled citrus, melon and grassy earth finish.
85 points $14.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202549
Twisted River
2011 Late Harvest Riesling
Nutty coffee cake and dusty dried peach aromas with a dry-yet-fruity light body and a tangy green apple and earth finish.
81 points $14.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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