St. Urbans-Hof Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese 2012

St. Urbans-Hof Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese 2012

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93
0,75 l  -  8.00% by vol.
St. Urbans-Hof
XW
94
RP
92
A powerful Riesling Auslese. Only the ripest and noblest grapes are hand selected to produce this expressive wine of enormous lenght, so typical for Saar Riesling from an outstanding vintage. Riche, complex and multi-layered, this wine displays floral notes, white fruits, nutmeg and white pepper typical of the Ockfener Bockstein vineyard.
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Serving temperature:
10 - 12°C.
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10 - 15 years
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Name St. Urbans-Hof Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese 2012
Wine type White still semi-dry
Classification
Year 2012
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Mosel-Saar-Ruwer
Grapes 100% Riesling
History Riesling from these areas are legendary, and as full of life as ever. Some 1,700 years of uninterrupted viticulture have created a unique bond between its natural and cultural landscapes.
Location Ockfen is an old wine village in the valley of the Saar, a tributary of the Moselle, where he is one of the steepest vineyards, the 'Ockfener Bockstein, facing south, and is characterized by rocky soils from perfect drainage where the vines can climb up to an ancient forest that with its moisture mitigates water stress during periods of drought.
Vinification The grapes are gently pressed and the must is fermented in large stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures to preserve the delicate aromas to the maximum fine and original Riesling.
Aging The wine then matures in traditional barrels of 1,000 liters and is bottled after a light filtration.
Alcohol 8.00% by volume
Total acidity 9.70 gr/L
Residual sugars 95.00 gr/L
On sale Price St. Urbans-Hof Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese 2012 HK$ 390.00 

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Although vineyards had belonged to the Weis family for centuries, Nicolaus Weis (vintage 1905, Nik Weis' grandfather) founded the winery in 1947. In the early years he built cellars and winery buildings on a hill on Leiwen's periphery. He named his e...
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Robert Parker
92/100 
2012
xtraWine
94/100 
2012
Wine Spectator
94/100 
2007
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93/100 
2002
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