2020 Selbach-Oster Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett
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2020 Selbach-Oster Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

$62. 99
$755.88 Dozen
ABV: 9%
Closure: Stelvin

Selbach-Oster has a history in the wine trade dating back 1660, while the current winery was formed in the mid 1800's. Known for producing highly detailed and pure expressions of Riesling, Selbach-Oster have vines planted in some of the greatest sites in the Mosel, including Zeltinger Himmelreich, Schlossberg, and Sonnenuhr; Wehlener Sonnenuhr; and Graacher Himmelreich and Domprobst. Today, Johannes Selbach and his wife Barbara, with the increasing help of son Sebastian and daughter Hannah, manage their vineyards and winery with passion and respect for the estate’s long held traditions. Johannes, like his late father Hans, has continued the use of traditional oak fuder in his cellar, bringing in new large casks every few years. Vinification is carried out in a combination of fuder and stainless steel, in a hands-off manner with no fining, and predominantly with wild yeasts. The focus is on meticulous work in the vineyard with the aim to produce and bring home perfect fruit.

Other Reviews....
The 2020 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett is deep, pure and iodine on the nose that shows ripe, white and yellow stone fruit aromas with spicy notes of broken slate. Lush, dense and round on the palate, this is an elegant as well as saline and tensioned Kabinett with remarkable piquancy and salinity. 9.5% stated alcohol. Screw cap. Tasted in July 2022. Drink 2022 - 2060.
94+ points
Stephan Reinhardt - Wine Advocate (Aug 2022)

What charming white-fruit and flower aromas and what a light body with playful elegance on the palate. Very attractive, medium-dry finish with delicate minerality. Drink now. Screw cap.
92 points
Stuart Pigott - jamessuckling.com

The 2020 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett was fermented down to fruity-styled levels of residual sugar. It offers a rather engaging nose made of pear, peach, and citrusy fruit, and floral elements. The wine develops quite some presence on the palate (it has 9% of alcohol) and leaves a subtle feel of canned peach in the long finish. It develops a great feel of finesse and presence in the after-taste. Drink 2026-2040.
91 points
Jean Fisch & David Rayer - Mosel Fine Wines