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2011 Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvée Ste. Catherine
- > Alsace
- > Alsace Grand Cru AOC
Community Tasting Notes 8
March 29, 2014 - Very light yellow. All lime at first with some underripe pineapple appearing. Light to medium weight, nicely layered feel. Dry, focused, and citrusy with zesty acidity and long soil-inflected finish. Excellent and no crime to open now or hold a little longer. Interesting to compare to the 2011 Knoll Smaragd we had last night-delicate and less dense, just as a German Riesling would seem after an Alsatian one!
February 14, 2014 - Perfect pairing with the scallops. Showing a bit of fat on the palate, but still vibrant with good cut. Lots of orchard fruit and minerals, bright acidity, and just a lot going on. Hard to stop sniffing and sipping!
Vintomas wrote: (91 points)
January 27, 2014 - The Alsace Wine Day 2014 (Operaterrassen, Stockholm): Nose with ripe yellow apple, peach, and some honey. Dry on the palate, powerful concentration, quite a lot of mineral, and good acidity. 91 p
December 26, 2013 - From the mid-slope of the Schlossberg. Definitely the most age-worthy of the Weinbach cuvees. An excellent wine that needs a little bit of time. A vintage that is a touch on the richer side, but still delicate and balanced.
octopussy Likes this wine: (91 points)
June 9, 2013 - Light yellow with green reflexes. Elegant and balanced in the nose, old-school Alsace Riesling with ripe yellow apple, white peach and a certain spiciness. Well structured in the mouth, much more structured than the basic GC Schlossberg, fine acidity, elegant and silky. Very good.
Pro Reviews 2
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Ian D'Agata
November/December 2012, Issue #165 (link)
(Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee Saint Catherine) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Weinbach, Faller & Filles, Schlossberg Cuvée Ste Catherine Riesling Alsace Grand Cru White) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2011
- Type White
- Producer Domaine Weinbach
- Varietal Riesling
- Designation Cuvée Ste. Catherine
- Vineyard Schlossberg
- Country France
- Region Alsace
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation Alsace Grand Cru AOC
- Pending Delivery 12 (17%)
- In Cellars 48 (69%)
- Consumed 10 (14%)