2016 Riesling Muenchberg

Ostertag; Domaine

95Average Score
White
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

From vines ranging from 30 to 75+ years old and planted on red sandstone and volcanic sediments, Ostertag's 2016 Grand Cru Muenchberg Riesling is intense and concentrated on the deep, clear and elegant nose, with perfectly ripe (mirabelle) fruit aromas that are perfectly mixed with the spicy-warm terroir notes. Round, juicy, very compact and tensioned but highly elegant and deep on the palate, the 2016 reveals great density and complexity and indicates lots of mysteries that will be revealed over the years in the bottle or with more aeration. A fascinating Muenchberg, it is intense and dense but highly finessed and with lingering salinity. Tasted October 2018. Oct 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 95-/100Stephan Reinhardt
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Alsace
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Alsace
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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