2015 Essenheimer Teufelspfad

Riesling GC 

Weingut Braunewell

Rheinhessen, Germany

TASTING NOTE: 

Fine notes of ripe peaches on the nose with hints of herbs and citrus. Intense and powerful palate with a salty minerality.

 

WINEMAKER'S NOTE: 

•Hand harvested grapes

•Late harvest in November

•Low yield (28 hl/ha = 2 vine = 1 bottle)

•10 hrs maceration

•3 months spontaneous fermentation

•3 months on the lees

•3 months ageing in steel tank and oak barrels

•Sustainable production

•170 cases made

 

TERROIR:

"Grand Cru" class Riesling from the top site “Teufelspfad” with a very high limestone content, ideal for expressive wines with high minerality, density and complexity.

 

STYLE:

•Dry

•ABV: 13.6%

•RS: 2.3 g/l

•Acidity: 9.3 g/l

AWARDS:

•Robert Parker: 90 pts

•Decanter: 92 Pts

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