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Wine of the Week: 2010 St. Urbans-Hof Riesling ‘Ockfener ...Bockstein Mosel Kabinett’

The 2010 St. Urbans-Hof Riesling “Ockfener Bockstein Mosel Kabinett” a juicy and fragrant as a ripe white peach, with its sheer nectar laced with the bright acidity, makes it so food-friendly. (Los Angeles Times/MCT)
The 2010 St. Urbans-Hof Riesling “Ockfener Bockstein Mosel Kabinett” a juicy and fragrant as a ripe white peach, with its sheer nectar laced with the bright acidity, makes it so food-friendly. (Los Angeles Times/MCT)
German wines can sometimes be astonishing bargains. This gorgeous Riesling Kabinett from St. Urbans-Hof winery in the heart of Germany’s Mosel is a case in point.

Juicy and fragrant as a ripe white peach, the 2010 Riesling Kabinett is sheer nectar laced with the bright acidity that makes these wines so food-friendly.

Open a bottle for a Moroccan or Thai meal. It’s also a terrific match with cheese. Or simply enjoy it as an aperitif before dinner.

● Region: Mosel, Germany

● Price: $17 to $20

● Style: Lightly sweet with a bracing acidity

● What it goes with: Moroccan or Thai food, cheese

By S. Irene Virbila

(Los Angeles Times)
(Distributed by MCT Information Services)
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