Tim Atkin | Master of Wine

Tim’s Tasting Notes

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2013 Sybille Kuntz, Riesling Beerenauslese Edelsüß, Mosel

€95, 12%,

Tasted at: October Wine reviews

What an incredible bottle of wine. Sybille Kuntz is better known for her dry than sweet styles, but this shows that she's equally adept at both. This comes from mostly ungrafted vineyards planted in the 1920s in Niederberg-Helden. It's an exotic wine all right, but the tropical fruit flavours of pineapple and mango are tempered by acidity and extract. A Riesling that lingers tantalisingly on the palate. 

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