A mineral character pervades this apricot- and orange-flavored white. It's concentrated and intense, with a crisp, bright sensation on the finish. More delicate and gossamer than many '03s. Drink now through 2012. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Dense and creamy, this offers peach, vanilla custard and mineral aromas and flavors matched to a firm structure. It gets a little pinched on the finish, with a lingering aftertaste. Best from 2006 through 2015. 400 cases made. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Spicy and lively, this creamy, red berry- and citrus-infused white remains focused and tangy through the finish. It goes for freshness over concentration. Drink now through 2015. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Fresh and piquant, this offers lime, peach and slate notes that persist through the long finish. Though open and airy in texture, it has concentration and harmony. Drink now through 2020. 540 cases made. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Pungent and intense, with a lightweight, gossamer profile, this is quintessential Mosel, albeit in a hot vintage. It borders on licorice flavor, with slate and citrus accents. Long finish. Drink now through 2015. 600 cases made. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
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