Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett, J.J. Prüm

Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett, J.J. Prüm - 2018

Item # 10585 750mL
$38.96/ Single Bottle
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$467.52 $420.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

The Prüm estate owns nearly 9 hectares of vines in the lovely vineyard of Himmelreich which makes the estate one of the most important owners of this heralded terroir. The Kabinetts, while meant to be more on the entry-level side, fair well with a few years of age. Youthful blend of fruit today showing plenty of slate mineral.


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About the Producer

Bernkastel-Wehlen, Mittel Mosel, Germany From Johann Josef to Sebastian to Manfred (and in the coming years, to Katharina), the hereditary line of Prüms at this estate is straight and strong. Why is J.J. Prüm still the most famous name in German wine after a hundred years? Partly because their light and racy wines epitomize the region. Partly too because they possess several incredible vineyard...

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