Riesling Kabinett, Selbach-Oster

Half-Bottle of Riesling Kabinett, Selbach-Oster - 2018

Item # 16539 375mL
$13.99/ Single Bottle
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$167.88 $151.09/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Johannes Selbach has captured the vibrant lime-kiwi fruit and, as he calls it, the "crunchy" acidity of Riesling grown in the Mosel river's northerly climes. Yes, there is a touch of sweetness but thankfully balanced with the acidity and fruit character.

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