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2009 Selbach Oster Riesling Kabinett
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crisp, sweet but refreshing
by Mourvedre633120
Not a huge wine person, and as such prefer the sweeter wines. This is by far the best Riesling I've had... ever! It's very crisp and light and refreshing, but still sweet. As did the other reviewer, after having this wine at a dinner party, I immediately bought several bottles.
selbach-oster riesling
by Albarino483465
The absolute best riesling I have ever tasted! Know very little about wines, but do know my taste buds. Had this Riesling one evening at Seasons 52 with dinner; I fell in love and went to my local package store and special ordered several bottles. Divine!!!


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The Riesling grape may scare away some wine novices. In Germany, where the grape reaches its finest expression, labels hew to a rigid, abstruse set of classifications, leaving newcomers with little idea what they may be looking at. Furthermore, many wine drinkers' early experiences with sweet wines from Germany (think Blue Nun), have not been especially rewarding. We say that it's your loss if you continue to fear the...
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