Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Riesling, Spätlese
JJ Prüm

Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Riesling, Spätlese


Destination

vintage

portfolio
Portfolio
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2022
3x1.5L
DP
£261.91

Broking
Broking
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2008
12x75cl
DP
£547.82


JJ Prüm, Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Riesling, Spätlese

2008
2022

Tasting Notes


Maturity:
Drink

ABV:
7.5 %

Notes

The famous Sonnenuhr or

Critics score


Score:
93

100

Source:
Joel Payne, Vinous

Date:
01/2010

Notes
(auction wine) Fruit-driven aromas of white peach and apricot, lifted by a floral element and a hint of spicy botrytis. The rich, creamy, sweet tropical fruits and bracing minerality provide an excellent framework on the palate. An auslese in its depth, concentration and complexity, this spatlese remains bright and vibrant on its long, spicy finish. One of the stars of the vintage.

specifications

country:
Germany


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Producer:
JJ Prüm

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Allergen Information:
This product may contain sulphites. Full allergen information is available upon request, please call our Customer Relations Team on +44 (0)20 7484 6430.


JJ Prüm

JJ Prüm

Joh. Jos Prüm is one of the Mosel’s, if not the whole of Germany’s, most revered and respected Estates. For many years run by the inimitable Manfred Prüm, it is his daughter Katharina who is now at the helm, with Manfred making only the occasional appearance in the tasting room. This is a staunchly traditional address, and amongst the most enigmatic as no-one has yet made it down to the mysterious cellars. In the Sonnenuhr of Wehlen the Prüms own a portion of one of the Mittel Mosel’s top vineyards. Its steep south-facing dark slate slopes tend to result in deeply flavoured, mineral yet rich and smoky wines. In addition, they manipulate some plots in the next door Himmelreich of Graacher which produces animated and engaging wines, with fresh acidities and plenty of energy. It is a vineyard that can excel in warmer years. There are also vines in Zeltingen Sonnenuhr and Bernkastler Lay that tend to produce one or two expressions each year. These are unashamedly classic examples of Mosel Riesling, exciting and long-lived wines produced predominantly in stainless tanks to avoid the addition of too much sulphur. They are bottled later than most Mosel and often take a few years in bottle before showing the true character, but patience will be rewarded! Old bottles from this estate are much sought after…

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