The Mosel-Saar-Ruwer region is known for the finest Riesling wines in the world. Saar wines are elegant and distinguished by a fine fruity aroma and a pleasant, refreshing acidity. This Riesling lives up to the reputation. Schloss Saarstein wines are noted for their elegant steeliness balanced with crisp fruit. The color is a pale yellow. It is aromatic and lively with scents of fresh apples and citrus. One taste and you will be pleasantly surprised with great spice components as well as exotic fruits and a refreshing, lip-smacking acidity. According to the winemaker the key words for vintage 2011 at Saarstein were "early" and "just right." Christian Ebert, of Weingut Schloss Saarstein, says, "For our estate we can say that 2011 is one of the best vintages of the last decades quality-wise." Drink this with oysters, shrimp or aromatic asian dishes.