2016 Oelberg Nierstein Riesling
Grosses Gewächs (GG)
This exceptional wine offers a bouquet of spicy minerality with hints of passion fruit, a strong texture and an intense finish with earthy notes. We recommend to pair this dry Riesling with lamb or roasted venison.
•Best served at 50-55°F
•Long ageing potential.
•Hand harvested grapes
•Spontaneously fermented with wild yeast
•Low yield (45 hl/ha = 1 vine = 1 bottle)
•12-24 hrs maceration
•On the lees for up to 8 months
•Only 55 cases produced.
Niersteiner Oelberg (Grosse Lage). It is a top site of the “Roter Hang” or “Red Slope”, which is heralded as one of the best sites in the world to grow Riesling. Red slate soil.
•Alc vol: 13%
•Residual Sugar: 2.4 g/l
•Acidity: 7.8 g/l