Georg Albrecht Schneider Niersteiner Hipping Riesling Spätlese 2015 - The Spirit Haus
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Georg Albrecht Schneider Niersteiner Hipping Riesling Spätlese 2015

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Georg Albrecht Schneider Niersteiner Hipping Riesling Spätlese 2015
$12.99

SKU 3695700009

750ml

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Hints of pine frond, earth and smoke entice on the nose of this unusual, remarkably well-priced Riesling. Semi-sweet in style, it's rich and creamy on the palate with luscious peach and grapefruit flavors. It's surprising nuanced too, exposing layers of steel, crushed mineral and acid that meld beautifully through a long finish. Food Pairing: A perfect match for strong Indian and Asian spiced dishes. Also fantastic with a spiced duck leg, dishes with acidic sauces, roasted vegetables and soft cheeses.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Region Germany, Rheinhessen, Nierstein
Brand Georg Albrecht Schneider
Alcohol/vol 8%
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Wine SpectatorLaced with pink grapefruit and peach flavors, this white is sleek and taut, with vivid acidity stretching the finish. Brown spice and slate accents emerge there, along with a lip-smacking feel. Drink now through 2035. 1,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, June 15, 2017
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Wine EnthusiastDusty mineral and pollen notes lend complexity to decadent honey and apricot in this medium-sweet auslese. It's lavish and creamy in texture yet tightly balanced by spine-tingling lemon-lime acidity. It offers an exceptional value for such an opulent wine.

Anna Lee Iijima, August 1, 2017