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2016 Riesling Quarzit 

Terroir Riesling

Weingut Bischel

Rheinhessen, Germany

TASTING NOTE: 

Elegant, lean and powerful on the palate with a brilliant acidity. Honey on the nose and flinty, spicy, earthy as well as salty and citrus notes. Round and smooth texture with a long finish.

Perfect with sushi and seafood.

 

WINEMAKER'S NOTE: 

•Spontaneously fermented with wild yeast

•Late harvested grapes are gently pressed and have a few hours of skin contact

•6 months on the lees in steel tanks

•Sustainable production

•500 cases made

 

TERROIR:

Quarzite and slate are the hallmarks of the top site “Scharlachberg” in the village of Bingen. The steep, warm slopes yield small grapes with concentrated flavors.

 

STYLE:

•Dry

•ABV: 12.5%

•RS: 3.4 g/l

•Acidity: 7.9 g/l