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2001 Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Beerenauslese, Fritz Haag

2001 Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Beerenauslese, Fritz Haag

Ref: 010FRIT
White  |  Still  |  7% ABV

Fritz Haag traces its history to the 16h century when the Haag family was already growing grapes in the Mosel region. By the 20th century the family had acquired numerous vineyards and the estate was eventually divided between two sons, Fritz and Willi. Today Fritz Haag is run by Oliver Haag and his wife Jessica. The estate makes numerous Rieslings. Robert M. Parker Jr. has written that “few Rieslings more successfully marry richness with elegance and finesse.” In 2008 the winery won the top award presented by Gault-Millau, one of the most respected German wine journals.

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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Fritz Haag
AppellationAppellation: Mosel
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Germany
ColourColour: White
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 7%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2012-2035
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 4
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Riesling
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"For all of its enormous ripeness, this is buoyant, elegant and juicy in the mouth, amazing considering that the fruit was 90% botrytis-affected, and that a high skin-to-juice ratio prevailed even prior to the onset of noble rot... A terrific finish of apricot, honey, subtle pungent smokiness and brown spice caps this remarkable wine. Here is another 2001 where enormous ripeness and extract do not preclude a wine of delicacy, refinement and poise." David Schildknecht

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

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