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S.A. Prüm
Essence Riesling
CountryGermany
RegionMosel
Grape Varieties100% Riesling
AppellationQualitatswein (QbA)
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DescriptionThe Prüm family has roots in Mosel region of Germany that date back as far as 1156, making it one the country's preeminent winemaking dynasties. The current estate, now a century old and located in Wehlen in the heart of the Mosel, has been under the direction of Raimund Prum since 1971,. Under his leadership and the involvement of his daughter Saskia, the property has become one of the regions most successful wineries, boasting an international reputation for the production of exquisite Rieslings in a range of styles that satisfy and please every palate.
VinificationGrapes are hand harvested in mid-October and undergo a gentle crush. The juice is fermented for four weeks in stainless steel tanks then bottled under Stelvin closure to preserve its character.
ColorPale gold
NoseAromatic, with scents of apricot and peach
PalateFresh fruit flavors of pineapple and apricot are perfectly balanced by a racy acidity and mineral character
AnalysisAlcohol: 10.5 %RS: 21.3 g/LTA: 5.7 g/L
Bottle size
750 ml
Serving SuggestionsEnjoy on its own or with a range of light appetizers and seafood dishes.