Full Review

Hansen-Lauer

Hansen-Lauer
2013 Sekt Riesling Brut, Mosel

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Brut

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 12.5%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$24.99

Hansen-Lauer
2013 Sekt Riesling Brut, Mosel

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Brut

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 12.5%
Golden yellow color. Lively, complex aromas of roasted lemons and peaches, vanilla toffee, and grass with a supple, tangy, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, nuanced, dried mango and papaya, lemon curd, gravel, and hint of fuel finish with no oak. A richly flavorful and multifaceted sparkler.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp, lively, fruity, juicy & smooth & spicy & complex
Aroma Aroma: roasted lemons and peaches, vanilla toffee, and grass
Taste Flavor: dried mango and papaya, lemon curd, gravel, and hint of fuel
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: Tempura, Sautéed Shrimp With Yellow And Red Peppers, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A richly flavorful and multifaceted sparkler.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Brut

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Brut is a term that defines dryness levels in sparkling wines; it is most famously used for Champagne, but it is a common term used around the world for most sparkers.

While Brut means "dry" for all intents and purposes, it can actually be off-dry or even lightly sweet. The definition of Brut for Champagne is between 0-12 grams of residual sugar, so Brut actually describes a range of sensations.

No matter how dry a Brut sparkling wine actually is in technical terms, it is generally dry enough to serve at the dinner table with most foods.