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Staff Pick

Müller-Thurgau Trocken, Schloss Mühlenhof - 2017

Item # 21852 750mL
$11.96/ Single Bottle
$143.52 $129.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

An aromatic and tropical expression of Müller-Thurgau made in a dry style. Brilliant acidity, thoroughly refreshing. You'll notice a tiny amount of bubbles on the edge of the glass. Enjoyable with cheeses, vegetarian fare and delicate seafood.


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Staff Pick Notes

I'm updating my previous Staff Pick of this wine with the latest vintage. The new and better-looking bottles now reflect what's inside, and this vintage is particularly yummy. Müller-Thurgau sounds exotic but is actually the most widely planted of the modern hybrid grapes. Here, Riesling and Madeleine Royale were crossed in 1892 to create an earlier ripening grape. The end result, at least from Schloss Mühlenhof, is the perfect dry table white wine. This is Germany's porch pounder equivalent to Muscadet or Vinho Verde. Crisp, dry, and refreshing to the max with a little bubbly spritz to lift your spirits.

- JGM

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German wines are some of the most jubilantly fruity bottles in the world. The country's Rieslings have been prized worldwide for centuries, yet they have never quite caught on in the U.S.: this no doubt due to Germany’s arcane system of wine classification. The most useful words to know on German wine labels are “Kabinett,” which indicates an outstanding everyday wine, and “trocken,” which means...

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