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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2011

Pure & Powerful Riesling

Germany scores again in 2009 with exceptional quality, though yields are down
Kim Marcus, Bruce Sanderson
Issue: April 30, 2011


German vintners have had a lot to smile about in the first decade of the 21st century. Nearly every vintage since the turn of the millennium has shown terrific quality, with the most recently released, 2009, rivaling the decade's best. For lovers of the elegant and ethereal Rieslings that define Germany's top tier, times have rarely been better. Wine Spectator's Kim Marcus and Bruce Sanderson explain.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 29, 2011.

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