90 Points | International Wine Cellar , January 2013
Pale golden-yellow. Rich aromas of yellow plum, acacia blossom and licorice. With its supple and quite full-bodied nectarine fruit, this spatlese imposes more for its depth than its elegance, but solid extract and bright acidity will keep it alive for years.
91 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
German vintners and Germany's wine law have often been their own worst enemies, and consumers understandably bemoan the unintelligibility of the labels as well as the mediocre quality of so many commercial-grade wines. It is a shame if this situation acts as a barrier to appreciating some of the world's most distinctive and versatile wines.
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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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