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Jim Grow

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WTN: 2003 Rheingau Kabinett

by Jim Grow » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:33 pm

This wine, the 2003 Spreitzer Riesling Kabinett from Oestricher Lenchen was wonderfully sound and quite sweet. Reminded me of a sweet style lemonade with good acidity and with a creamy finish and texture. Some viscosity seen on the glass and medium/light straw in color. $9.75 on deep discount and abv of 8.5% a Therry Theise Selection. I'm sure this wine was not perfectly stored so others cellared properly might age a good bit longer.
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Re: WTN: 2003 Rheingau Kabinett

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:50 pm

That`s a good buy Jim, love to see Rheingau notes here on the forum.
Here is an interesting view on the `03 vintage>

http://www.skurnikwines.com/msw/theise_ ... _0404.html
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Re: WTN: 2003 Rheingau Kabinett

by David M. Bueker » Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:14 pm

The Spreitzer brothers have been doing better each and every year. They are now in the Rheingau elite IMO.
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