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Robert Eymael-Monchhof Estate Riesling QbA 2008

Robert Eymael-Monchhof Estate Riesling QbA 2008

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

Price: $16.79
Item No. 104376
  • WS90
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.

Alcohol By Volume: 9.0%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

A blend of the fruit from Roberts's Ürzig, Zeltingen, and Erden properties. Wonderful iron mineral details in the nose. On the palate, the wine exhibits a refreshing citrus component with pear and white peach fruit. Perhaps the juiciest QbA Robert has produced to date. Th e fruit is bright, focused and very crystalline in style.

Food affinity: Great to enjoy on its own, but also great with salads and spicy dishes or fusion cuisine.

Critical Acclaim

"Shows peach, apple and nectarine flavors, with hints of flowers and mineral, all in a balanced, refreshing profile. Fine length. Drink now through 2014."
90 Points

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Learn About Robert Eymael-Monchhof Map ItMap It

The Mönchhof is one of the oldest Wine 'Estates at the Mosel. Pope Alexander III already confirmed the first Wine Estate possession of the abbey in the year 1177 in Uerzig. The monks of Himmerod built the wine-cellar at that time and in 1509 the estate you can admire today. In 1804, after the secularization by Napoleon, our family could acquire the Wine Estate in Paris. The...

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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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