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Maximin Grunhauser Abtsberg Riesling Superior 2007

Maximin Grunhauser Abtsberg Riesling Superior 2007

Riesling from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

Price: $49.99
Item No. 102961
  • RP90
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.

Winemaker's Notes

Abtsberg vineyard give superb quality grapes that are fermented with natural yeasts in traditional large old oak casks. The result is an off-dry wine that embodies all the characteristics of classic Maximin Grünhaus: perfectly balanced peach and apricot fruit, with delicate spicy mineral flavors and a lingering finish. This wine has great ageing potential

The Abtsberg Superior is a perfect match for all kinds of seafood, poultry and many dishes of the Asian cuisine.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2007 Maximin Grunhaus Riesling Abtsberg Superior mingles almond, white peach, and musk melon in the nose and on a creamy, yet lusciously juicy palate. While more staid than the corresponding Herrenberg, it displays ample refinement, citric refreshment, and stone, salt, and graphite mineral nuances, and should be worth following for at least 12-15 years. "
90 Points

Learn About Maximin Grunhauser Map ItMap It

First documented in 966 A.D. the von Schubert estate is not only one of the oldest but also one of the best. They are sole owners (Monopole) of the 3 vineyards (Abtsberg, Bruderberg and Herrenberg) that the estates wines are coming from. Since 1982, Dr. Carl von Schubert manages the estate according to the motto: "As much handling as necessary, but as little as possible", putting him and his wines worldwide in the top class.

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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