S.A. Prum Blue Slate Riesling 2005

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

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Item No. 87753

Winemaker's Notes

Production Area
This estate-bottled Riesling is made from a selection of grapes grown in Germany's Mosel-Saar-Ruwer region, characterized by very steep slopes and blue slate soil

Grape Varieties
100% Riesling

Vinification
Grapes are picked by hand in mid-October and de-stemmed before undergoing 12 hours of maceration on the skins. The juice is fermented for eight weeks in stainless steel tanks and bottled sur lie under synthetic cork

Color
Light gold

Bouquet
Delicate fragrance recalling ripe apricot and citrus fruit

Taste
Elegantly structured, with pronounced mineral character imparted by the slate-rich soil in which the grapes are grown

Alcohol
11.5

Serving Suggestions
A delicious match with chicken, seafood and Asian cuisine

Learn About S.A. Prum Map ItMap It

Founded in 1911 by Sebastian Alois Prum, family-owned S.A. Prum has been in the hands of Raimund Prum, head winemaker and Sebastian's grandson, since 1971 when he assumed full management of the estate. The property has earned a reputation as one of Germany's most successful wineries, internationally acclaimed for its production of superb quality Riesling. The Prum family has a rich...

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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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