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2016 Weingut Heymann-Löwenstein Winningen Uhlen Riesling L Grosses Gewachs #11 (Screwcap)

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Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

12 available
ENDS IN 27 minutes
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Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

12 available
ENDS IN 27 minutes
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Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

12 available
ENDS IN 27 minutes
Bid *

Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

12 available
ENDS IN 27 minutes
Bid *

Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

12 available
ENDS IN 27 minutes
Bid *
Ends Sunday, 7pm Pacific

RATINGS

96James Suckling

...very concentrated wine makes you feel that you are floating on the clouds...plenty of acidity in here, but you barely feel it directly, and once you sink into the depths of the finish it's difficult to climb out again.

93The Wine Advocate

...licorice, flinty and bright fruit aromas on the nose. Juicy, piquant and tensioned on the palate, this is an intense and complex Riesling with lush and intense fruit. The finish is long and promising.

16.5Jancis Robinson

Savoury nose, almost smells of roast beef and cabbage...sweet on the palate.

REGION

Germany, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer

Mosel-Saar-Ruwer is Germany’s most prestigious wine region and it is comprised of the vineyards surrounding the Mosel River and its tributaries, the Saar and Ruwer. This region is the northernmost of Germany’s primary viticultural areas, located on the western edge of Germany just above the northeast corner of France. Internationally Mosel Rieslings are considered among the finest white wines in the world. In Germany and elsewhere, the region’s name is often shortened simply to Mosel, and in fact since 2007 Mosel has been the formal name of the region for viticultural purposes. The references to Saar and Ruwer were dropped for ease of marketing. The distinctively crisp, mineral tasting, acidic Rieslings produced in Mosel are attributed partly to the region’s slate soils and extremely vertiginous vineyards. Many vineyards are on 60 to 80 percent cent inclines along the three rivers. Riesling grapes represent more than half of all the grapes grown in Mosel, followed by Muller-Thurgau, a white wine grape related to Riesling, and Elbling, an indigenous white wine grape often used for sparkling wines.

TYPE

White Wine, Riesling, Grosses Gewächs

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.