Rare, sweet German Rieslings
15 May 2009 by Jancis Robinson
See also this recent coverage of fine, dry German whites: A final fling with Sylvaner Great Sylvaner Do German dry whites last? Great dry Rieslings 2002-2007 The following wines were supplied by the Düsseldorf wine merchant www.lust4wine.de , which specialises in fine and rare German wines. I was asked to present this tasting of sweet 'Riesling rarities' at Prowein on 29 Mar 2009. As you can see from the website, they have, for example, 1,500 bottles of J J Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr, with vintages back to 1949. Owner Michael Spreckelmeyer told me that he acquired the great bulk of his...

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