German wines can sometimes be astonishing bargains. This gorgeous Riesling Kabinett from St. Urbans-Hof winery in the heart of Germany's Mosel is a case in point.
Juicy and fragrant as a ripe white peach, the 2010 Riesling Kabinett is sheer nectar laced with the bright acidity that makes these wines so food-friendly.
Open a bottle for a Moroccan or Thai meal. It's also a terrific match with cheese. Or simply enjoy it as an aperitif before dinner.
Region: Mosel, Germany
Style: Lightly sweet with a bracing acidity
What it goes with: Moroccan or Thai food, cheese
Where to find it: Manhattan Fine Wines in Manhattan Beach, (310) 374-3454, http://www.manhattanfinewines.com; Twenty Twenty Wine Merchants in West Los Angeles, (310) 447-2020, http://www.2020wines.com; and Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454, http://www.winex.com