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2008 Von Hövel Scharzhofberger Riesling Spätlese
- > Mosel Saar Ruwer
Community Tasting Notes 13
June 20, 2013 - Very enjoyable, as usual. Green apple, poached pear, and I love the zip provided by the bit of CO2.
WineBerg Likes this wine: (89 points)
January 18, 2013 - Wine Night 1/18/13: Also posted this in the CT forums, but will use as my TN here:
Not too complicated, but a very nice bottle at $20; I get apple, some pineapple, the wife got papaya, with some underlying petrol. Tangy, noticeable acidity on the finish...Definitely could lay some down!
December 17, 2012 - More mineral than the previous bottle. Sharp, refreshing. Rebuy: yes.
December 2, 2012 - Hard to stop drinking, very refreshing.
October 9, 2012 - Last bottle already! The acidity is quite sharp and others have noted the shortish finish, but at $20 I am seriously contemplating getting a bit more.
Pro Reviews 3
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Joel B. Payne
January/February 2010, Issue #148 (link)
(von Hovel Scharzhofberger Riesling Spatlese) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Von Hövel, Scharzhofberg Riesling Spätlese Saar White) Subscribe to see review text.
Mosel Fine Wines
By Jean Fisch and David Rayer
Jun 2009, Issue No 8 (link)
(von Hövel Scharzhofberger Riesling Spätlese) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2008
- Type White - Off-dry
- Producer Von Hövel
- Varietal Riesling
- Designation Spätlese
- Vineyard Scharzhofberger
- Country Germany
- Region Mosel Saar Ruwer
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation n/a
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 40 (53%)
- Consumed 35 (47%)