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Wine of the Week: 2010 St. Urbans-Hof Riesling 'Ockfener Bockstein Mosel Kabinett'

Wine of the Week: 2010 St. Urbans-Hof Riesling 'Ockfener Bockstein Mosel Kabinett'
Bockstein Reisling. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)

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.

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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.



Quick swirl

Region:

Mosel, Germany

Price:

$17-$20

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,

; Twenty Twenty Wine Merchants in West Los Angeles, (310) 447-2020,

; and Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454,

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