Piesporter


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Piesporter

(ˈpiːzˌpɔːtə)
n
(Brewing) any of various white wines from the area around the village of Piesport in the Moselle valley in Germany
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2016 Piesporter Michelsberg Mosel Riesling PS4.99 at Lidl As you will gather this week's column is devoted to budget wines and is designed as an antidote to Christmas overspending.
In 1995 Brian Sewell predicted, sarcastically, in a column in the London Evening Standard, that the proposed new Tate Modern at Bank-side would 'gentrify the whole of South-wark, Bermondsey and Lambeth, educate the working classes, divert the taste of teenagers from hamburgers and coke to oysters and Piesporter, increase the gross national product, and bring down the price of bread'.
Urbans-Hof owns sections of two of the Mosel's premier Einzellagen, Piesporter Goldtropchen 5 acres (2 hectares) and Ockfener Bockstein 12 acres (5 hectares).
The riesling grape is the king in all areas and it is always stated on the bottle with (in most cases) the name of the town and vineyard -such as Piesporter Michelsberg or Rudesheimer Rosengarten.
Compare that, too, with the off-dry knife-edged steely Piesporter Goldtropfchen Spatlese 2002 (pounds 16) from the Mosel.
Superior in taste and character and providing an outstanding price/value relationship] (95) Reuscher-Haart Piesporter Riesling 2008 (Germany).
Vinnicombe Piesporter Michelsberg Riesling Kabinett: A refreshing, fruit-driven Riesling with ripe flavors of Granny Smith apple and peach.
WINE EXTRAS IF you're feeling flush, I can warmly recommend two more stunning wines from Von Kesselstatt courtesy of Michael Jobling: Piesporter Goldtr|pfchen Riesling Sptlese 2006 is ripe and honeyed, sweet and mouth-filling, with an acidity that's more orangey than lemon (pounds 19.03).
White wine, a German piesporter, costs pounds 11.25.
I don't know my Bernkasteler Doktor from my Piesporter, so I took every opportunity to further my education during our stops.
Urbans-Hof owns sections of two of the Mosel's premier Einzellagen, Piesporter Goldtropchen (5 acres/2 hectares) and Ockfener Bockstein (12 acres/5 hectares).