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Sunday, October 08, 2006

2004 Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Riesling Qualitatswein


Yep, that’s right....that’s the bottle. Awesome, no? Every so often I get suckered in by fancy packaging and this is one of them. $10 at World Market and the bottle is 500 ml (versus your typical 750 ml bottle).

I get green apples on the nose

There’s a bit of sweetness in this one, but there’s enough acid to balance–exactly what I like. Green apples, honey, and pears on the palate. The finish is a big punch of Granny Smith apples and it lingers for a quite a while.

Cheap Rieslings out of Germany are pretty much right up my alley and this fits the bill nicely.

2 comments:

Feathers Studio said...

I completely agree. Wish they'd make the black cat again, I missed it, and was there an orange? My daughter is making a rainbow color'd. display. I personally would like to see dogs! I bet they'd go over well too. Wonderful wine!

JR0CKN said...

I had the black cat and a roommate dropped it.. so bummed! Still have a 2005 White cat.... think Im gonna bust it open tonight, love that wine!