Selbach-Oster Riesling Kabinett 2010 (12 x 375mL half bottle), Mosel, DE.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
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$335.88 per case
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Overview

Site: Crumbly, weathered blue Devonian slate. The vast majority of the grapes come from the single vineyard Zeltinger Himmelreich with a barrel of our Bernkasteler Schlossberg vineyard added to the final cuvee.

Region:
IMPORTED - Germany
State:
Imported
Country:
Germany

Winery Tasting Notes

Characteristics

Made from crisp, healthy greenish-yellow grapes. Slow, cool fermentation. Lively and fresh Riesling with “crunchy” fruit and refreshing well balanced acidity. Delicately fruity with a mineral touch, not “sweet”. All that delights the tongue and senses.

Food Matching

Very versatile, food-friendly wine. Excellent with crab, shrimp, trout, freshwater fish, salads, marinated or grilled vegetables and savoury “outdoors” food…or just “solo”, for sheer pleasure.

Vintage
2010
Region
IMPORTED - Germany
Grape Style
Riesling
Closure Type
Cork closure

Winery Profile

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Our assets have much to do with our hands. Since several generations. Since 1660 in our family ownership, as a matter of fact. Our main treasure is simply what nature presents us with: excellent vineyard-sites in the heart of the Mosel region, old, ungrafted vines on steep, south-facing slopes planted on heat-retaining, mineral-rich, rocky slate soil. Granted, these "assets" bring various risks year-in - year-out... but also great opportunities. Most important, however, are the results.

Selbach-Oster Riesling vineyards lie on a 4-mile / 7 km stretch along the Mosel starting in Zeltingen, upstream to Wehlen, Graach and Bernkastel. Vines have been cultivated here since Roman times. Every single vineyard on that short stretch of river has its own special environment and microclimate—its terroir. Each single lot of wine in the cellar shows its own individual, complex "fingerprint". No single day is alike and each year, each vintage has its own unique character, its "signature". The grapes mature slowly in a very long, temperate growing season. All the above represent traditional "values" which we at Selbach-Oster cherish; we try to refine and preserve the liquid result in the bottle, the sleek, tall green Mosel-bottle. All this in order to present you with Riesling the way we like it: with elegance, complexity and depth of flavor. With the subtlety and fragrance of flowers and the intense mineral quality from our slate soils. With the taste of delicate fruit and a lingering, crisp finish. The way it has always been.

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