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2008 Ratzenberger Steeger St. Jost Riesling Großes Gewächs

Riesling

  • Germany
  • Mittelrhein
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • Aravind Asok wrote:

    August 11, 2022 - About 4 years since my last btl. Visited the winery in 2010 and popped this with the same group. What a special btl since the company and wine elevated each other. On the nose: savory herbs, pure peach, honey, citrus. On the palate: this is perfection. Weightless, dense, perfectly balanced acidity...honeyed texture, soft white pepper. One of the best btls I have had this year.

  • twain Likes this wine: 94 points

    February 20, 2021 - Honeyed, floral and vanilla nose, really delicious. Mouth is rich, goes on for at least 30 sec with granny smith, ripe pineapple.

  • NYC_Maenad Likes this wine:

    April 2, 2020 - Opened for virtual tasting. Great nose, very pretty, fruit dominated. Nice structure and good mouthfeel. Falls off into a dull finish, which didn't really improve with air. More time? This is normally Ratz's best GG, so this was a little disappointing. Wish they were more consistent.

  • Aravind Asok wrote:

    November 3, 2018 - Oh, yes. Such a wonderful nose, with a whiff of petrol, then loads of peach, white flowers and a touch of lime. Excellent acidity and well-delineated flavors echoing the nose. Excellent texture and better as it warmed. Wait a while for the next bottle.

  • rwthomps7 wrote:

    October 5, 2017 - 3

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  • By Michael Schmidt
    10/15/2009 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type White
  • Producer Ratzenberger
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Großes Gewächs
  • Vineyard Steeger St. Jost
  • Country Germany
  • Region Mittelrhein
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (2%)
  • In Cellars 61 (52%)
  • Consumed 55 (47%)

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