Dominik Mueller

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2021 Wine Girls United Yummy Riesling trocken

Tasting note

Pale lemon yellow with a green tint. The bouquet is clean and of medium intensity. Green apples, pear, white peach. Falls short on the taste with a dominant acidity without enough primary fruit tastes to keep things balanced.

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Tasted by Dominik Müller on Sunday, 21 January 2024.

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Ratings

Flawed?no
DM:
81Wines with a DM81 to DM83 rating are -- to different extents -- just slighly below average. That means they have no technical flaws. These wines, however, are typically one-dimensional, short in taste, or lack balance. Insofar, there might be something that I just didn't like while tasting, such as a below-average tanning structure or an acidity that isn't integrated very well. In WSET terms, wines with a DM81 rating will usually be in the lower-quality spectrum of a 0.5 WSET rating.
/ 100
WSET:
1.0Wines with a 1.0 WSET rating are judged as 'average'. In the WSET scoring system, where we consider balance (B), intensity (I), length (L) and complexity (C), these wines managed to get at least one point or two half points in either of these four categories. In terms of my personal rating system, wines with a WSET score of 1.0 tend to have around 83 to 84 DM points.
/ 4.0
Stars:
1Wines with a rating of 1 star are below average in their peer group, slightly disappointing.

Jasper Morris of InsideBurgundy.com inspired me to use his 'Five Star Scale' in my tasting notes, too. The limitation of the standard 100-point scale is that in certain appellation hierarchies, such as Burgundy village versus premier cru, the lower-end wines will typically score less than the wines higher up the hierarchy. The five star scale therefore wants to compare a wine to its peers from the same category. It allows for very well-made wines to stand out.
/ 5

Wine details

Vintage: 2021
Colour:white
Style:still (dry)
Assemblage:no
Grape variety:Riesling
For assemblages, the main grape variety is shown.
Producer:Wine Girls United
Country:Germany
Region:Rheingau
Subregion:n/a
Appellation:n/a
Vineyard:n/a
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