2019 Dr Loosen Urziger Würzgarten Alte Reben Riesling Grosses Gewachs
From volcanic soils, the 2019 Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling GG Alte Reben is beautifully clear, fresh and subtle on the precise and highly finessed bouquet of slate, iodine and herbal scents. The warm and elegant Riesling fruit intertwined with very fine herbal notes represents the very best of this exceptional grand cru in its original, much smaller size. Almost entirely sourced from the Urglück, this is a lush and intense, enormously powerful yet restrained and slatey Würzgarten GG with crystalline acidity that leads to a long, intense and still slightly astringent finish with refreshing lemon features. This wine is still developing and has the potential to become another giant of the vintage. Drink 2025 - 2050.
Stephan Reinhardt - Wine Advocate (Oct 2020)
This is an extrovert Mosel GG with a ton of spice and berry aromas that are just beginning to open up. At once succulent and elegant on the palate, it manages to be complex and easy to understand, the finish very long and pure. Drink or hold.
Apple, pear and more than a hint of spice delight the olfactory perception, although there’s also still a little yeasty exuberance of youth. Very viscous on the palate. Juicy stone fruit makes the first call, but is getting caught up by a cool stony minerality towards the finish.
Michael Schmidt - jancisrobinson.com