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Staff Pick

Riesling Feinherb, Müller-Catoir - 2016

Item # 19185 750mL
$26.96 $21.96 / Single Bottle
You Save 19%
$323.52 $237.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

An off-dry, delicious Riesling from the Pfalz of Germany. This estate has gone through a makeover of sorts with the new winemaker. The results have been nothing but great. Give this bottle a try if you're looking to see what's new at Müller-Catoir.


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Staff Pick Notes

This wine is white, yes. It is all things white. White tea, white peaches, white flowers, white rocks. This wine is a textured lemon spice cookie. A spot on, harmonious balance of barely detectable sweetness that recedes from perception further and leaves a dry, stoney finish. This wine. Is gorgeous.

- JAM

About the Producer

Pfalz, Germany Lying at the foot of the Haardt hills with views across the Rhine plains, is Weingut Muller-Catoir. This historic estate can trace its history back to 1744. Nine generations have tended the 20 hectares of primarily Riesling vines now run by Jakob Heinrich Catoir and his son Phillip. Top appellations include Haardter Bürgergarten, Herzog, Gimmeldinger Mandelgarten and Mussbacher...

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