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272 Ratings
Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Riesling

Wine Details

Varietal

Riesling

Style

White

Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) Number 64 on Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines! Pure, delicious Riesling - one of the best of its kind produced in America. Rich peach and apricot aromas melded with mineral and floral notes. Mouthwatering acidity. Honeysuckle and citrus peel on the palate.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) "The whites start with the 2006 Eroica Riesling made in collaboration with the Dr. Loosen estate in Germany's Mosel region. Since the project began, this has consistently been among the best non-dessert Rieslings produced in the USA and the 2006 continues in that tradition. Light straw-colored, it offers up a lovely floral, mineral, honeysuckle bouquet, crisp flavors featuring melon and pineapple, excellent balance, and a long, pure, refreshing finish. This wine may well evolve in the manner of o...
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 12/07
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast