2017 Markus Molitor Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese GK

Riesling - 750ML
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WA 95 VN 94
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2019

The 2017 Riesling Ürziger Würzgarten Spätlese (Golden Capsule) is complex and mineral on the densely woven yet fresh and crunchy-herbal nose. It's a dense, concentrated, piquant and structured Spätlese with lush and ripe...
VN 94

Vinous, January 2020

Fresh strawberry and lime on nose and palate are coolingly laced with mint. There is a seductively sorbet-like inner-mouth impression of creaminess allied to delicacy and refreshing juiciness, with ideally judged...


Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country Germany
Region Mosel Saar Ruwer
Sub-region Middle Mosel
Appellation Urzig
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 7.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2017 Markus Molitor Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese GK, a stunning Riesling from the renowned Mosel Saar Ruwer region in Germany. This white wine showcases the exceptional craftsmanship of Markus Molitor, a producer known for their dedication to creating wines of exceptional quality.

With its golden hue and enticing aromas, this wine is a true delight for the senses. The nose is densely woven, offering complex and mineral notes that are fresh and crunchy-herbal. As you take your first sip, you'll be captivated by the dense and concentrated nature of this Spatlese. The lush and ripe fruit flavors are beautifully balanced by the Wurzgarten raciness and the iron-rich terroir character, creating a truly harmonious experience.

The sweetness of this wine is skillfully integrated, with the Wurzgarten's natural acidity providing a vibrant and refreshing backbone. On the palate, fresh strawberry and lime flavors take center stage, accompanied by a cool minty undertone that adds a touch of sophistication. The creaminess and delicacy of the wine are perfectly balanced, creating a mouthfeel that is both luxurious and refreshing.

The finish is nothing short of extraordinary. It is bell-clear and soothing, with a tangy and invigorating essence of lime peel and strawberry seeds. The mintiness lingers, leaving you with a mouthwatering sensation that beckons for another sip. Additionally, a subtle influx of marine salinity adds a unique touch to the wine, further enhancing its complexity and depth.

Both Robert Parker's Wine Advocate and Vinous have praised this wine, with scores of 95 and 94 respectively. They have lauded its complexity, concentration, and structure, affirming its status as a truly fabulous Spatlese.

To fully appreciate the beauty of the 2017 Markus Molitor Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese GK, serve it chilled and pair it with dishes that complement its vibrant flavors. From fresh seafood to spicy Asian cuisine, this wine is versatile and will undoubtedly elevate any dining experience. Cheers to a wine that exemplifies the best of German Riesling!