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2015 Rothenberg Nackenheim Riesling Grosses Gewächs (GG)

StaatlicheWeinbaudomäne Oppenheim

Rheinhessen, Germany

TASTING NOTE: 

Notes of exotic fruits such as mango and passion fruit with a hint of mint and herbs, elegant minerality, intense, with a long finish.

•Best served at 50-55°F

•Long ageing potential. 

 

WINEMAKER'S NOTE: 

•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

•Sustainable production

•Only 353 bottles made.

 

TERROIR:

Nackenheimer Rothenberg (Grosse Lage). It is a top site in the north 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 and east exposure.

 

STYLE:

•Grape: Riesling

•Dry

•Alc vol: 14%

•Residual Sugar: 5.3 g/l

•Acidity: 8.1 g/l