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2017 Eva Fricke Riesling Mellifluous Elements #11 (Screwcap)

15 available
Minimum Bid Per Bottle is $20
Ends Sunday, 7pm Pacific

ITEM 9518883 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased at restaurant closing

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15 $20
2017 Eva Fricke Riesling Mellifluous Elements #11 (Screwcap)

RATINGS

90James Suckling

Generous and juicy, this is a real contrast to other wines from this producer. Plenty of sliced pears and fresh herbs and crisp acidity that’s well balanced by the hint of grapey sweetness.

16.5Jancis Robinson

Unusual aroma that has plenty of ctirus purity but all tied up with something more leesy and spicy. A strong mineral quality in which the texture is somehow spicy, if spice can be a texture rather than a flavour. Quite a bit of sweetness here but balanced by high acidity. Slightly sweet/sour on the finish.

REGION

Germany, Rheingau

Rheingau is considered one of the finest of Germany’s great wine districts. Its 8,000 vineyard acres are planted primarily to Riesling, and the Rieslings of Rheingau are noted for their steely character. In recent decades producers have also started planted Pinot Noir, called Spatburgunder in Germany. Historically the most famous Rieslings of the Rheingau have been the very sweet Beerenauslesen and Trockenbeerenauslesen styles, but as the market for dry wines has increased, younger Rheingau winemakers have begun producing dry Riesling, harkening back to methods used before the 20th century. By 2005 nearly 85% of the Rheingau Rieslings have been dry wines.

TYPE

White Wine, Riesling

This white variety originated in Germany. It’s known for its strong flowery aromas and high acidity. Please note Rieslings can have dramatic differences as the grape can be used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling wines.