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2009 Sybille Kuntz Riesling Trocken

The nose opens with white flowers, pears, and a background of lemon zest. On the palate the acids are positively zingy. Pears, tart apple, and lemon all play over a background of ginger snaps and white pepper. ...
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2009 Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Bernkasteler Badstube Riesling Kabinett

An interesting wine, one that changes significantly with its temperature. Chilled, it leads with white flowers and lychee, trending to Meyer lemon on the mid-palate, all with an underlying pear. Acids are light, residual sugar evident, but all pleasantly so. Let it get a bit closer to room temperature, though, and it changes. The nose is a little toasty, with apples and a touch of gasoline in the background. On the palate, baked apple and sweet pear blend with white pepper, leading to a finish that lingers and brings back the memory of your last ginger snap. Drink with chicken salad before it gets too cold for a picnic. Recommended. DH