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  • Country ranking ?

    240
  • Producer ranking ?

    13
  • Decanting time

    1h30min
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    salmon and avocado blinis

The Story

The Wehlener Sonnenuhr vineyard has become intrinsically attached to the name of Joh. Jos. Prüm. The Estate owns five hectares of this majestic site. It offers perfect growing conditions for the Riesling grape with its deep, weather-beaten grey slate soil, good water support, extreme steepness of up to 70 % gradient, and its optimal south-south-west exposure. As for the Zeltinger Sonnenuhr, Wehlener Sonnenuhr is named after the sundial erected in the vineyard in 1842 by Jodocus Prüm, an ancestor of J.J. Prüm, to give the workers a better time orientation.

 

The wines of the Wehlener Sonnenuhr generally possess excellent structure, show beautiful, ripe aromas and flavours (typically stone fruits, like peach, nectarine, apricot), a fine minerality and great depth and length. Especially after having been aged for some years, the harmony, finesse and expression of these wines is unique. Riesling guru Stuart Pigott has written;“Joh Jos Prüm’s Sonnenuhrs are classic examples of the way in which the best Mosel wine’s natural sweetness magnifies, rather than obscures, their character. These are a perfect marriage of Riesling’s peach-like, floral and mineral aspects. White wine cannot be fresher, more vivid and delightful.”

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Tasting note

color

Green-Yellow and Pale

ending

Long, Round and Lingering

flavors

Honey and Floral

nose

Youthful, Pure, Fresh and Seductive

taste

Average in Acidity, Low alcohol content, Concentrated, Youthful, Light, Round, Harmonious, Focused and Medium-Sweet

Information

Origin

Bernkastel-Wehlen, Mosel

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

Below Average

Fake factory

None

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Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Eiswein

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Feine Auslese

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese

Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese

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