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Seehof Trocken Rheinhessen Riesling 2015

90 Our Score
(6/2016) Germany's Rheinhessen region has produced wine since the days of the Roman Empire, so it is perhaps fitting that champion charioteer Ernst Fauth would put down his reigns for the Riesling of his family's 17.5 ha vineyard. Friendly, food-oriented, and possessed of a finesse that belies its humble price, Ernst and his son Florian take a cue from Klaus Peter Keller (it helps that he's family), to focus on the clarity and elegance of both varietal and terroir. Honey, white flowers, and candied pineapple float out of the glass (there is nothing assertive about the aromatics here), while the supple and creamy palate hides mouthwatering acidity. Underripe pineapple spar with tree-ripened peaches, and fruity jalapeño (no spice in sight) drapes around a strong mineral core, while whispers of honey complement a long finish. Delicate yet no shrinking violet, drinkable yet surprisingly complex, it calls for California rolls and seafood salad, and above all, loads of sunshine.
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1799
Discount:
750 ML
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Seehof Feinherb Rheinhessen Riesling 2015

90 Our Score
(6/2016) The wines of Seehof are not your typical Rheinhessen renditions. Florian's wines are all about understated elegance. They are calm and precise, displaying immense clarity. His wines display many of the hallmark characteristics of the region, but they shine through in such a subtle way that they only register on the periphery, never dominating the wines. The 2015 "Feinherb" smells like a blossoming lime tree. The palate is airy and pure. There is a faint, yet distinct bitter note that reminds one of pineapple cut from close to the core. The finish is long, with bright acid and minerality. This is the first time they have come into the Chicago market and we are very excited to be working with these beautiful wines.
$
1799
Discount:
750 ML
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