Slightly closed on the nose. Full, open palate. Juicy, lime, kiwifruit and spice. Luscious and full of energy. Waters Wine ’18.
What a fantastic bouquet! The 2016 Graacher Himmelreich Auslese Gold Capsule is super deep, intense and precise on the nose where flinty/stony notes and very fine (and slightly spicy) raisin and grapefruit aromas are displayed. Rich, lush and super sexy on the palate, with highly delicate but intense and persistent fruit and very fine salinity. This is a gorgeous Auslese from the winner of the 2016 vintage chez Prum: Graacher Himmelreich. This gold-capsuled Auslese (AP 10 17) is rich, finessed and almost weightless in its intensity. The salty and piquant acidity is alive and kicking. You can hardly produce a better Auslese in this delicate and filigreed style. 8% alcohol. 97 points, Stephan Reinhardt, The Wine Advocate #236