2020 Dr Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Alte Reben Riesling Grosses Gewachs
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2020 Dr Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Alte Reben Riesling Grosses Gewachs

Mosel, GERMANY
$89. 99 Bottle
$1079.88 Dozen
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Cork

Other Reviews....
Tasted as a cask sample in Wiesbaden in August 2021, the 2020 Wehlener Sonnenuhr GG Alte Reben offers a very intense and beautifully spicy, slatey nose. Rich and intense on the palate, with remarkable freshness and lemon flavors, this is an intense and dense, very salty and persistent Sonnenuhr from ancient vines. Very promising. Drink 2027 - 2045.
93-95 points
Stephan Reinhardt - Wine Advocate (Sep 2021)

Stunning white-fruit and floral aromas are married to a full and very silky body. Concentration and gracefulness all at once. A charmer with more than enough structure.
94-95 points
Stuart Pigott - jamessuckling.com

Fairly straightforward fragrance of fresh apple, pear and citrus aromas. The fruit is fresh and vibrant on the palate and well supported by citrusy acidity as well as a marked spicy piquancy. Starts off deceptively light on the palate, but is beginning to show greater depth as the flavour goes on. Spice is another trademark of Ernie’s Grosse Gewächse, and the Sonnenuhr has plenty. Drink 2022-2030.
17.5/20 points
Michael Schmidt - jancisrobinson.com

The 2020er Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Alte Reben, as it is referred to on the main label (the reference to GG is left for the back label), comes from very old un-grafted vines in the prime Gewann Laychen (central part) and Sandpichter (near Zeltingen) sectors, and was fermented with ambient yeasts and aged in oak for almost 12 months. This cask sample ready for bottling proves smoky and flinty at first before it reveals its very refined and finely aromatic nose of tangerine, vineyard peach, Conference pear, dried white flowers, and almond. The wine is delicately juicy and elegant on the smooth rather than bone-dry palate. The finish manages to bring the right amount of freshness as zesty elements and spices kick in. A hint of tartness in the after-taste still needs to integrate before this beautiful wine will show its best. Drink 2025-2035.
91-93 points
Jean Fisch & David Rayer - Mosel Fine Wines