Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Auslese 2017 Goldkapsel (375ml)

Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Auslese 2017 Goldkapsel (375ml)

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The 2017 Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Auslese (Gold Capsule) offers a tropical-scented, highly delicate slate bouquet with perfectly ripe stone fruit and very fine raisin aromas. Lush, precise and filigreed on the beautifully weightless yet intense palate, this is a fascinating, highly delicate and racy-piquant Auslese with a persistent salty-mineral structure, great finesse and expression. This is a spell-binding beauty to drink in the next four or five decades. Tasted in March and April 2019. Stephan Reinhardt, Robert Parker Wine Advocate

A prickly, high-toned nose features mirabelle and quince in jellied and distilled form, mingled with lemon zest and radish. Honey, caramel and marzipan slick the palate, where the fruit exhibits a desiccated sense of concentration, reflecting the shriveled as well as botrytized nature of the grapes that informed this rich elixir. The finish is a bit dominantly sweet – despite analytically high acidity – but impressively sustained. David Schildknecht, Vinous

Region: Mosel, Germany

Grape Varietal: 100% Riesling

Critic Rating: Robert Parker Wine Advocate 97 Points, Vinous 92 Points

Suggested Drink Window: 2020 - 2060