Von Kesselstatt Piesporter Goldtropfchen Kabinett 2006

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

$24.00 $19.99
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Item No. 97261
  • white wine
  • WS90
  • RP89
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:
  • 1998
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

Lovely aroma of pear and peach, rich texture, ripe with a touch of honey, with a well balanced acidity. Round and playful on the palate.

Critical Acclaim

"A tasty Riesling, laced with guava, papaya and pineapple notes. Backed by a firm structure. Picks up stone and pepper accents by the finish. Fine length. Drink now through 2022."
90 Points

"Pineapple, mango, and grapefruit mark the effusive nose of Kesselstatt's 2006 Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Kabinett. Generous, juicy fruit, nut oils, and distinct notes of slate inform a creamy, luscious palate that is almost too viscous and rich for Kabinett, but I would not complain. The finish is quite sweet, but a model of sappy fruit generosity and deft integration of subtle, pure botrytis. One could cellar this long enough to witness the sweetness backing off a bit - certainly it will keep for 10-12 years at least - or one could wallow in its particular sort of sweet generosity now."
89 Points

Learn About Von Kesselstatt Map ItMap It

With a history that spans more than 650 years (1349-1999), Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt is one of the most traditional estates in the Mosel region. The von Kesselstatt dynasty immigrated to the electorate of Trier in the 14th century. The first documented mention of a vineyard purchase dates from 1349.

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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