Stephan Kohl, Pinot Brut Sekt b.A Mosel, 2008
A blend of pinot noir and pinot gris, hand riddled, 12.5% abv, about £10, n/a UK, but can easily import from the producer, see producers.
WSET style tasting note
Appearance – pale intensity gold, showing small-sized bubbles and tears.
Nose – clean on the nose, with a medium (+) intensity, youthful, with aromas of stone fruit, something tropical like a cross between passion fruit and guava, ripe pineapple and a hint of honey.
Palate – an off-dry wine, with medium balancing acidity, no tannin, medium alcohol and a medium body, with medium intensity flavours of apricot, pineapple skin, ripe dessert apple, and a hint of coconut. A creamy mousse, with a medium persistence, and a medium length with a clean finish.
Quality – a good quality wine, harmonious, of moderate complexity and concentration, with a pleasant balance between balanced acidity and alcohol + residual sugar. Clean and pleasant on a medium finish.