Tasting Note                         

90  2009 St. Urbans-Hof  Ockfen Bockstein Riesling Kabinett (Mosel)  12/31/10 ($16)

Color: Medium yellow. (3.0) Bouquet: Ripe pear and apple with excellent minerality and some botrytus. (3.0) Body: Coats the mouth with sweet/tart mineral tang. Solid middleweight with elegance. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet with delicious botrytus and dried pear sweetness combined with green apple tartness. Delicious. (3.0) Finish: Parallels bouquet with mineral and pear lingering. (3.0)
Overall: A distinctive, precise and elegant Kabinett from the Mosel with a wonderful balance of ripe pear fruit and slight botrytus, combined with minerals and green apple to give it tang. Delicious stuff that's so easy to drink, yet interestingly multilayered. (15.0)


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