White - Off-dry

2002 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel

Riesling

  • Germany
  • > Mosel Saar Ruwer
Drink between 2013 - 2027
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • liteagilis Likes this wine:

    April 10, 2014 - Just a small sip. Ap #31. Beautiful. Not quite youthful. So long. Got just two small but marvelous sips.

  • JesperR wrote: (93 points)

    April 8, 2013 - Agree with latest tastingnotes. This is very good right now. Intense and poised, long and lovely! Texture is very watery, not the least creamy. Excellent!

  • cos82 Likes this wine: (94 points)

    March 7, 2013 - Stunning wine. Better than last time tried. No off nose this time and slightly sweeter. Golden yellow in color. Nice nose of peach, lychee, steel and a hint of petrol. Smooth balanced palate of honey, peach, steel, chalk and a tad of petrol. Nice sweetness that went well with spicy Sechuan cooking. Long finish.

  • salil wrote: (90 points)

    September 4, 2012 - Very pretty; a basket of fresh peaches, apples and other ripe orchard fruits tinged with honey, floral notes and just a faint tinge of sulfur that still lingers (though this was double decanted a few hours before being served.) It's incredibly youthful though with the fruit still very rich and the acidity barely perceptible beneath the sweetness. I imagine this will be a lot more enjoyable with time once the youthful sweetness starts to fade a bit, but right now it's really primary and more about potential than anything else.

  • Anonymous wrote: (95 points)

    May 11, 2010 - a rich, sweet, velvety Riesling that has years to go. Too bad I have only 2 more bottles in the cellar. The sweetness cut through the acidity and richness of the beets and nuts in the salad...well-matched.

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Mosel Fine Wines

  • By Jean Fisch and David Rayer
    Maturing Mosel: 10 years after retrospective of 2002, Issue #18, 4/1/2012 (link)

    (Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese GK) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type White - Off-dry
  • Producer Joh. Jos. Prüm
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Auslese Goldkapsel
  • Vineyard Wehlener Sonnenuhr
  • Country Germany
  • Region Mosel Saar Ruwer
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 6 (4%)
  • In Cellars 90 (65%)
  • Consumed 43 (31%)

Food Pairing

Fruktdessert, Krydret, Ost

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  2 votes