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Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen Kabinett 2009

Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen Kabinett 2009

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

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Item No. 110926
  • RP89
  • WE89
  • WS88
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 7.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • WS92
  • RP91
  • W&S91
  • 2007
  • WE92
  • 2001
  • WS90
  • 1999
  • WE90
  • WS89
  • 1997
  • WS86
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Winemaker's Notes

Kabinett is the lightest and most delicate style of Riesling in Germany, but light doesn't necessarily mean weak. This Kabinett, from a "grand cru" vineyard in the village of Erden, combines extraordinary concentration and length with a bracing minerality.

The Treppchen Kabinett always stands out as a young wine, with its precocious red fruits and dense minerality from the red slate soil. An elegant yet muscular wine, it makes an ideal aperitif, as well as an excellent partner for lighter seafood and poultry dishes. This wine benefits greatly from a few years in the bottle.

Critical Acclaim

"Lemon, sassafras, and black tea pungent smokiness in the nose of Loosen's 2009 Erdener Treppchen Riesling Kabinett lead to a polished, cooling display of herb, honeydew melon, and citrus that finishes with effortless refreshment and whiff of smoke and a kiss of wet stone. Here is another little classic of its type apt to perform well for 15-20 years. "
89 Points

"Shows wonderful purity of fruit—green apple and lime, perhaps a touch of flower shop greens—and impreccable balance, being light in body, off dry, crisp and refreshing. Delicious."
89 Points

"Rich, with a fresh base of acidity driving the peach, lime and mineral notes. Lively, balanced and enjoyable now for its primary fruit. Drink now through 2020."
88 Points

Learn About Dr. Loosen Map ItMap It

The Dr. Loosen Estate has been in the same family for over 200 years. With ungrafted vines averaging 50 years old, some of the best vineyard sites in Germany (four rated grand cru and two premier cru by both the 1868 German classification and the more current Wine Atlas of Germany), Ernst Loosen has the raw materials for stunningly intense, world-class wines. With crop yields...

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Learn About Mosel-Saar-Ruwer

(moe-ZELL saahr -RUE-wehr) The Mosel river winds its way through this wine region, passing by some of the steepest, most northerly vineyards of the world. The wines from the Mosel have a most distinctive soil based on slate. The slate-rich soils covering the region are what imparts the amazing, well-loved slate-y, mineraly flavors and aromas to the delicate Mosel wines. To keep...

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Learn About Riesling

Riesling (REEZ-leeng) The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity. Most popular in...

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