2022 Steinmetz Kestener Paulinshofberg Riesling GK

2022 Steinmetz Kestener Paulinshofberg Riesling GK

$33.00

Description

The Paulishofberg is another wine that falls into the category of Mosel unknowns, with Stefan’s production being the most noble example that I know of. Its soils are quite deep, but very very fine, almost powdery/sandy, with fairly large pieces of gray slate. It presents gorgeously intense medium ripe stone fruits, a bit of something minty, and some sponti (spontaneous yeast aromatics) complexities. Its overall sense of being super intense yet utterly refined is gorgeous. He is dialed in…..

“Deep peachy nose with stacks of wild herbs, Thai basil and a smoky character that keeps pulling you back and each time reveals more. Very concentrated with stunning ripeness, but also a wonderful delicacy. Stunning minerality at the very long finish where the slatey minerality accentuates the mouthwatering impression. Limited production. Delicious now, but what a future this has. Drink or hold.” 96 Stuart Piggott