Full Review

S.A. Prum

S.A. Prum
2013 "Luminance", Riesling, Mosel

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: 0.88%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14.99
Best Buy

S.A. Prum
2013 "Luminance", Riesling, Mosel

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Riesling

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: 0.88%
Bright light straw color. Bright, smoky aromas and flavors of burnt rubber and solder, grilled lemons and peaches, and gauze with a soft, tangy, fruity medium-to-full body and a polished, complex, medium-long tart orange, grilled green apples, diesel, and limestone finish with well-integrated tannins and no oak. A great, minerally kabinett riesling with tons of personality.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp, lively, savory & non-oaky
Aroma Aroma: burnt rubber and solder, grilled lemons and peaches, and gauze
Taste Flavor: tart orange, grilled green apples, diesel, and limestone
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: Smoked Oysters, Oysters Rockefeller, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A great, minerally kabinett riesling with tons of personality.

The Producer or Importer

Palm Bay International

The Producer or  Importer
48 Harbor Park Drive
Port Washington, NY 11050
USA
1 800-872-5622

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Riesling

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Although many consumers believe Riesling is a sweet wine, there are all types, ranging from bone dry to ultra-sweet. Offering a remarkable array of perfumes ranging from apricot and peach to peony and petrol, and having excellent natural acidity, Riesling is one of the world’s greatest wines.

Germany is home to the most famous examples of Riesling; produced from vineyards along the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, these wines have tremendous character and minerality, owing to the slate soils these vines are planted on. Alsace, in northeastern France is another region that excels with Riesling (especially dry versions); the same is true for the Clare Valley in Australia, where Rieslings are often characterized by a petrol aroma.

Dry versions work with many different types of foods, from seafood with cream sauces to pork, veal and duck. Sweeter version should either be served on their own or with blue cheeses such as stilton or gorgonzola.

While it is safe to say that Riesling is an under appreciated wine for the typical American consumer, there has been greater popularity over the past few decades, as dry and off-dry Rieslings pair beautifully with Thai, Asian and fusion cuisine; thus Riesling is a wine directly linked to a healthy lifestyle.