Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese 2009

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

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Item No. 113837
  • WS93
  • RP90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS88
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Winemaker's Notes

There is a lively minerality to the wine, along with a delicate and crisp acidity that perfectly balances the bright white peach and lemon fruit. It's an aristocratic and charming wine that dances gracefully on the palate.

Critical Acclaim

"Really seductive up front, delivering baked apple and peach flavors accented by smoke and mineral notes. The long, creamy finish offers hints of citrus peel. Very lush and buoyant. Drink now."
93 Points

"Heady heliotrope and honeysuckle on the nose of Loosen’s 2009 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese follow on a ripely apply, caramel-touched, alluringly creamy and buoyant palate and a saliva-inducing, salt- and stone-tinged finish. This should keep well for the better part of a quarter century. "
90 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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