Dr. Loosen Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese 2010

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

$39.99
Item No. 111153
  • white wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS93
  • ST90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

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.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • WS92
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2010 vintage on the Mosel is producing some of the best wines of the decade as it has combined very ripe fruit with higher acid levels. The 2010 Ürziger Würzgarten (Ürzig is the village and Würzgarten means "spice garden") is no exception. The aromatic floral notes on the nose lead into lush tropical fruits on the palate that meld with the signature hint of spice that comes from the red volcanic soil. This is all capped off by bright acidity. Drink now with spicy meals, cheese or dessert or lay it down for 15 years and have it with wild game.

Critical Acclaim

"Very creamy, with a bright acidity behind the peach, gooseberry and elderflower flavors. Ripe apricot and vanilla chime in as well, with lime and slate lingering on the broad, rich finish. Drink now through 2035. 250 cases imported."
93 Points

"Peach, mango and a hint of honey on the nose. The sweet, but austere peach flavor with its subtle spiciness is highlighted by the slate. Well-balanced, extremely elegant and nicely persistent."
90 Points

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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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