Graff 2001 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett ($10.49)
Light greenish-gold in color, this Mosel Riesling offers musky-melon scents with an aromatic overlay of spearmint. Soft and slightly prickly on the palate, there's light sweetness and a pleasant taste of tangerines in the flavor, with crisp but not overwhelming acidity to provide balance. A mild October in the German wine regions reportedly brought exceptional ripeness in the 2001 vintage, and this modest example seems to show that with a rich combination of fruit sugars and relatively restrained acidity for a Mosel. US Importer: Valckenberg International Inc., Tulsa, Okla. (Nov 16, 2002)
FOOD MATCH: Fine with roast pork ... or turkey.
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