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Date Printed: 11/24/2014
Schloss Vollrads Riesling Spatlese 2010
Schloss Vollrads Riesling Spatlese 2010
(search item no. 121154)
Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 11/24/2014: $32.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2011 Tasting Panel rating: 94 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

#37 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2012

Classic natural sweet Spatlese with nice acidity and elegant, natural residual sugar. This wine pairs perfectly with Asian cuisine due to the harmony of sweetness and acidity. Also interesting taste combinations can be achieved through the pairing of blue-veined cheese or a fruit desert.

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About Schloss Vollrads:

Schloss Vollrads can look back on centuries of wine-making tradition. According to an ancient deed, the Knights of Greiffenclau sold their wines to the convent of St. Victor in Mainz as long ago as 1211. Today, Schloss Vollrads combines 800 years of its tradition with the latest in wine-making engineering, environmental awareness in cultivation, and meticulous care of the wines. Some 126 acres of vineyards are solely devoted to the Riesling grape.

The distinctive quality of Schloss Vollrads wines is derived from the combination of well-thought out measures, not least the absolute consistency in continuing to grow Riesling grapes. Moreover, the stringency in limiting the harvest by pruning the vines, the careful tending of the vineyards working on the latest ecological know-how, the late selective hand-picking of the grapes, their pressing, the individual storage of the juices and the careful supervision of the maturing process of the wines are just some of the distinctive features involved.