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Date Printed: 10/25/2014
Dr. Loosen Riesling Beerenauslese (187ML) 2006
Dr. Loosen Riesling Beerenauslese (187ML) 2006
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Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 10/25/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This Beerenauslese, exclusively from estate-owned vineyards, has a juicy mouthful of ripe fruits with a finish that is long and satisfying, but never heavy. It is perfect as an aperitif, with foie gras, or with light desserts featuring fresh fruits.

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About Dr Loosen:

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 almost half of what is permitted by law, only moderate use of organic fertilizers, and old-fashioned cellar practices, Loosen strives to create wines that unmistakably say, "Riesling, Mosel, and Dr. Loosen." In his own words, "The great winemakers I have met invariably possess a clear concept in their mind of what their wine should be. It's a vision that places terrior over technology, and grape quality over quantity. This is the level of winemaking we pursue at Dr. Loosen. Our goal is to produce wines that are luscious, complex, and true to their roots."