Havemeyer Piesporter Michelsburg Kabinett Riesling 2012

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

Price: $15.00 $8.99
Save $6.01 (40%)
Item No. 126169
Style: Light & Crisp

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: 8.5%

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%.

Winemaker's Notes

The Piesporter Michelsberg Riesling Kabinett is produced from vineyards located in the sun-drenched slopes of the famous Mosel region. Light golden in color. A fragrant, crisp wine with typical fruity Riesling flavors of apple and lemon. This wine shows hints of minerality paired with a refreshing acidity.

Learn About Havemeyer

The Havemeyer family emigrated to the US at the beginning of the 19th century. They brought their knowledge of quality Riesling and their relationships to their new home. Today with a presence of more than 80 years in the US market the Havemeyer brand is respected as an amazing value from the old world for white wines.

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...

Read More About Mosel-Saar-Ruwer

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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