As always, this is a tremendously refined and elegant Spätlese with delicate fruit aromas and flavours and fine, fresh, mineral finish. Alc: 7.5 % by vol.
Lime, mint, and dark cherry village-typically dominate the Prüm 2008 Bernkasteler Badstube Riesling Spätlese, with impingements of orange zest, fresh ginger, and wet stone adding further interest on a palate that manages in 2008-specific fashion to both sooth and invigorate. This finishes with an intensity that goes beyond that of the corresponding Kabinett, yet preserves the same sense of uncanny buoyancy. Look for three decades of satisfying evolution here. Drink 2010- 2040. 92/100 points. David Schildknecht, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate # 187, Feb 2010.