R. PRÜM “LUMINANCE” RIESLING DRY
The Prüm family’s roots in the Mosel region of Germany date back as far as 1156, making it one the country’s preeminent winemaking dynasties. Their incredible Riesling portfolio reflects traditional winemaking practices with exceptional single vineyard designated wines in every style. Family-owned S.A. Prüm, founded in 1911 by Sebastian Alois Prüm, was in the hands of Raimund Prüm, head winemaker and Sebastian’s grandson, from 1971to 2017. Under Raimund’s leadership the property has earned a reputation as one of the most successful wineries in Germany’s celebrated Mosel wine region. Today his daughter Saskia A. Prüm is taking care of the success of the family business.TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES
A selection of grapes from some of the top vineyard sites in Germany’s Mosel region, grown only on steep hills.WINEMAKING
Grapes are hand harvested in mid-October and undergo a gentle crush. The juice undergoes a slow, cool fermentation in stainless steel tanks then bottled under Stelvin closure.TASTING NOTES
Medium lemon in color. On the nose, highly aromatic with peach, orange, lemon, papaya, pineapple and mineral notes. The palate nuances a vibrant and racy tone with layer of tropical, stone and citrus fruit perfectly balanced andprecise. Can be enjoyed on its own or with a range of appetizers, salads, white meats, seafood dishes, spicy cuisine or cheeses.