Ausgabe April 2010: (link zur pdf-Version unten)
2008 Forster Kirchenstück Riesling Beerenauslese 95 Pkt.
Sweet, yet incisive in structure, displaying lemon, dried apple and light sage aromas and flavors. The vivid acidity keeps this clean and light on its feet, with a long, citrus-infused aftertaste.Best from 2015 through 2038. 13 cases made. –BS
2008 Forster Ungeheuer Riesling Beerenauslese 95 Pkt.
Driven by its bracing acidity, this BA evokes grapefruit, dried apple, pear and lemon cake flavors. This is sweet and intense, yet very clean and elegant. The long aftertaste features lemon and honey. Best from 2014 through 2035. 19 cases made. –BS
2008 Forster Ungeheuer Riesling Auslese 94 Pkt.
Broad, this spicy auslese evokes grapefruit, caramelized apple and herb notes. This is balanced, with a botrytis influence adding concentration and depth. Fine length. Best from 2013 through 2026. 200 cases made. –BS
2008 Ungeheuer Forst Riesling Grosses Gewächs 93 Pkt.
Delivers intense floral and mineral aromas, while the palate expresses grapefruit and apple, with an underlying mineral streak from start to finish. Like a thoroughbred ready to bust loose, this is well-toned and full of energy. Best from 2012 through 2019. 650 cases made. –BS
2008 Jesuitengarten Forst Riesling Grosses Gewächs 92 Pkt.
Fragrant, with hints of citrus blossom and pineapple, leading into ripe apple, pear and grapefruit notes on the palate. Harmonious and intense, with a long, mouthwatering finish. Best from 2012 through 2022. 600 cases made. –BS
2008 Pechstein Forst Riesling Grosses Gewächs 92 Pkt.
A vibrant, resonant white, dry and laced with grapefruit, floral and mineral aromas and flavors. Sleek and intense, with the vivid acidity driving this to a long finish. Best from 2012 through 2018. 650 cases made. –BS
2008 Kirchenstück Forst Riesling Grosses Gewächs 91 Pkt.
Rich and textured, offering focused grapefruit and apple flavors, with accents of green tea and stone. This is tight now, with a firm backbone and a mouthwatering finish. Best from 2012 through 2018. 250 cases made. –BS
2008 Reiterpfad Ruppertsberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs 90 Pkt.
A lean, chalky version, bonedry and rail-thin. Marked by its bracing acidity, this needs time or food to tame its acerbic character. For acid heads. Best from 2013 through 2020. 150 cases made. –BS
2008 Armand Riesling Kabinett 89 Pkt.
Beeswax and grapefruit flavors grace this racy Riesling. A buried mineral streak refreshes on the finish with mouthwatering acidity. Drink now through 2020. 800 cases imported. –BS