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Peter Lauer, Riesling Unterstenberg No. 12 2021

Peter Lauer, Riesling Unterstenberg No. 12 2021

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The 2021er Unterstenberg N°12, as it is referred to in the central part of the label, is a barely off-dry wine (with 8 g/l of residual sugar) made from fruit picked in the similarly-named prime Lieu-Dit forming the south-southwest facing, front part of the original Kupp hill (at the foot of the hill).

It offers a beautiful nose made of mirabelle, grapefruit, a hint of earthy spices, herbal elements, a dash of whipped cream, and quite some smoke. A creaminess adds a smooth and off-dry side to the palate. This is then gradually wrapped up into zesty acidity in the long and multi-layered finish. The aftertaste is precise, airy, and incredibly persistent. This (barely) off-dry Saar wine is a real winner.

This bottle can be aged with optimal years between 2023-2031

Type: White
Producer: Peter Lauer
Varietal:  Riesling
Country: Germany
Region: Mosel

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