Ben says

★★ Great Wine Lime gold. Aromas of dried lime, toasted peanut, green apple skin and plum.

BFW Rated Wine - Great 2 Star


Varietal Riesling with 8.0% abv. 23 years old at time of tasting.

Grown in: Mosel, GERMANY

Food Pairing

I enjoyed this wine with a spicy hot broth of udon noodles with chilli, ginger, garlic, onion, red pepper and Pak Choi. Light sweetness offset the spice beautifully.

Disclosure & Price

Purchased at auction price. Cork was a little poor but wine quality good. (N/A not on wine-searcher). Tanners has some more recent vintages in the UK.

Reviewed and tasted: 8 June 2022

Ben Franks Wine Tasting Note Producer Profile

About the Producer

The Kerpen wine estate is the third largest owner of the Wehlener Sonnenuhr vineyard, owning 3 of the 8 hectares it covers in the Model Valley. Martin Kerpen, who is the 8th generation owner of the estate, also has vines in Bernkastel and Graach. The estate has been in the family for longer than 250 years and has become a hallmark classic of the Middle Mosel, a sub region famed for is blue slate.