Friday, August 18, 2017

Joh. Jos. PRÜM (Mosel) Part I -- 2015 Kabinett and Spätlese

In news, the estate has acquired the house and vineyards from its neighbor and cousin, Bert Selbach of Dr. F. Weins-Prüm, as Selbach and his sister had no successors to continue that outstanding estate’s operations.

Congratulations, also, to Dr. Katharina Prüm, who since my previous visit married Wilhelm Steifensand of Weingut Liebfrauenstift in the Rheinhessen.

The wines at Prüm are always topflight, but even for Prüm, this is a very great collection of Kabinett and Spätlese wines. Characteristic of the vintage, there’s plenty of yellow fruit expression here, and also wonderful weightlessness to many of the wines. (Continue reading here.)