2003 St. Urbans-Hof Riesling QBA
"Like a laser beam, this wine zaps the palate with ripe apple, peach, citrus and mineral notes, then exits as cleanly as it entered, leaving you wanting more."-Wine Spectator
Wine & SpiritsThe St. Urbans-Hof 2004 Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Auslese smells of pineapple, mango, banana, black currant, flowers, and honey. For all of its heady and gaudy tropicality and florality, in the mouth this wine displays startlingly lemony citrus and a crisp apple side to the fruit. All of the flowers and tropical fruits reprise in the finish along with mineral salts, fresh citrus, and black fruits. This wine combines a remarkable combination of verve and richness, ably representing the results of picking for an enormous concentration of tiny, largely unblemished berries in a grand cru site.
Wine Spectator"Aromas of mineral and smoke are matched by passion fruit and mango flavors in this broad, opulent QbA. It's balanced on the soft side, yet there's lasting intensity on the finish. Drink now. 10,000 cases made."