Joh. Jos. Prüm

Graacher Himmelreich Spätlese Riesling

9.2350 ratings
9.3115 pro ratings
Mosel, Germany
Riesling
Top Notes For
Loren Grossman

Vintner Wilde Farm Wines

9.3

Everything I want in a spatlese. Great concentration and energy. Tangerine, lichee, hibiscus and petrol. Wonderful, oily mouthfeel full of minerals.

Everything I want in a spatlese. Great concentration and energy. Tangerine, lichee, hibiscus and petrol. Wonderful, oily mouthfeel full of minerals.

Feb 24th, 2022
Daron Watson


As much as I try to pair reds w the Thanksgiving meal #Riesling always seems to work best…and helps w keeping the turkey moist and adding an extra element to the gravy base 😉

On its own appreciate it for its balance of sweetness w just enough acidity and salinity ~ minerality w a nod to slate and gunflint smoke ~ and an array of fruit ranging from quince and peach to lime and pineapple


As much as I try to pair reds w the Thanksgiving meal #Riesling always seems to work best…and helps w keeping the turkey moist and adding an extra element to the gravy base 😉

On its own appreciate it for its balance of sweetness w just enough acidity and salinity ~ minerality w a nod to slate and gunflint smoke ~ and an array of fruit ranging from quince and peach to lime and pineapple

Nov 26th, 2021
Matt Perlman

A great wine in the making but the residual sugar still very pronounced and needs time for the pit fruit to harmonize with the smoke, stone and herbal elements

A great wine in the making but the residual sugar still very pronounced and needs time for the pit fruit to harmonize with the smoke, stone and herbal elements

Jul 26th, 2021
Will Stanley

J. J. Prüm’s 2017 Graacher Himmelreich Spätlese is a powerful Riesling that should blossom with more time in bottle.

A little muted on the nose at the moment, but the palate is stunningly delicate, and taut: a piquant display of intensely ripe, fleshy fruit, salinity and high acidity that keeps it all in balance.

This is a stunning wine in the making.

J. J. Prüm’s 2017 Graacher Himmelreich Spätlese is a powerful Riesling that should blossom with more time in bottle.

A little muted on the nose at the moment, but the palate is stunningly delicate, and taut: a piquant display of intensely ripe, fleshy fruit, salinity and high acidity that keeps it all in balance.

This is a stunning wine in the making.

Jan 16th, 2021
Joseph LaPanna

A beautiful pale yellow wine that refracted the light like sunshine shooting from the glass. A harmonious nose of citrus, lime zest, tangerine, sage, slate and flit once the petrol blew off. Medium bodied, velvety textured and soft with flavors of grapefruit, kiwi, acacia, poached pear candies lemon, spices apples and wet slate. The finish was as long as the autobahn and just as racey.

A beautiful pale yellow wine that refracted the light like sunshine shooting from the glass. A harmonious nose of citrus, lime zest, tangerine, sage, slate and flit once the petrol blew off. Medium bodied, velvety textured and soft with flavors of grapefruit, kiwi, acacia, poached pear candies lemon, spices apples and wet slate. The finish was as long as the autobahn and just as racey.

May 6th, 2020
Eric Grasser

Just stunning. Still shows incredible sugar and acid. Apple, orange blossom and zest, and petrol aromas that sequence into flint, white peach and kiwi flavors after 30 minutes. Really amazing for 19 years.

Just stunning. Still shows incredible sugar and acid. Apple, orange blossom and zest, and petrol aromas that sequence into flint, white peach and kiwi flavors after 30 minutes. Really amazing for 19 years.

Apr 11th, 2020
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.3

Opulent but mineral and so balanced.

Opulent but mineral and so balanced.

Aug 4th, 2019
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.2

Wonderful, year in and year out.

Wonderful, year in and year out.

Jun 30th, 2019
Tim Edwards

1.5L

1.5L

Aug 21st, 2018
Jeff Collins

Owner Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants and Benchmark Provisions

9.4

How do I love thee? 9.4 ways!

How do I love thee? 9.4 ways!

May 21st, 2018