Selbach Oster, Zeltinger Schlossberg, Riesling Spätlese 2015

Selbach Oster, Zeltinger Schlossberg, Riesling Spätlese 2015

$26.99 at 67 Wines

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Sight

  • Clarity: Clear, no sediment
  • Brightness: Star bright
  • Color: Pale straw
  • Rim: Watery White 
  • Viscosity: Medium

 

Nose

  • Intensity: High
  • Age: young
  • Fruit: Bosc pear, lychee, green apple, quince, lemon curd, peach
  • Floral: Jasmine, peach blossom
  • Non Fruit: Panna cotta, petrol, paraffin, 
  • Earth: Slate, gravel
  • Wood: None, maybe large neutral casks

 

Palate

  • Fruit: Lemon curd, lychee, Bartlett pears, baked quince, white pear
  • Floral: Jasmin
  • Non Fruit: Panna cotta, meringue, honey
  • Earth: wet slate
  • Wood: large neutral cask

 

Structure

  • Sweetness: Med sweet
  • Body: light
  • Acid: Medium plus
  • Alcohol: Medium

 

exactly what I want from a Spätlese Riesling from Mosel Germany, great with thanksgiving dinner, will pair well with all the fixings.

 

check out the blogs later this week to find out exactly what Spätlese means

 

Please check the links below for the typical flavor profile of both wines. 

I’ve put the Mosel Cabinet Riesling and the Rheingau Spätlese Riesling in there this wine is the flavor of the Mosel with the Structure of the Rheingau.