White - Off-dry

2005 Van Volxem Scharzhofberger Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel


  • Germany
  • Mosel Saar Ruwer
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  • WineCellarTV Likes this wine: (96 points)

    July 19, 2013 - Deep golden and yellow. Bright and beautiful!
    Aromas of Honey paired with Citrus and Stone Fruit. Little Melon.
    Present Minerality and Firestone! Herbal and Floral characteristics with traces of Mint. Very complex, integrated, filigree and smooth!
    Honey (-Melon) with Stone-, Citrus- and Exotic Fruits!
    Beautiful creamy, almost oily texture with a combination of Floral and Herbal flavors. Pleasant acidity adds tension to a smooth and cozy mouthfeel. Finishes long with Fruit, Honey, more Herbs and nice sweetness. Round, perfectly harmonious, velvety and complex!

    A wine with a lot of depth, which combines the softness of Fruits and Honey with a healthy and perfect structure of Minerality and Acidity.
    This is a perfect example for what German Riesling with residual sweetness is able to do! Great now with a lot of potential still.
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Mosel Fine Wines

  • By Jean Fisch and David Rayer
    Maturing Mosel: 10 years after retrospective of 2005, Issue #27, 3/1/2015 (link)

    (Van Volxem Scharzhofberger Riesling Auslese GK) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Joel B. Payne
    January/February 2007, IWC Issue #130 (link)

    (Von Volxem Scharzhofberger Riesling Auslese Gold Capsule) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type White - Off-dry
  • Producer Van Volxem
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Auslese Goldkapsel
  • Vineyard Scharzhofberger
  • Country Germany
  • Region Mosel Saar Ruwer
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a

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