Saarburg Rausch Riesling Spätlese

Vintage: 2012
AP. No.: 3-13
Soil: Devonian slate and diabase
Harvest Method: 100% hand-picked
Origin of Grapes: 100% estate grown
Vinification: 100% in neutral Fuder barrels

Tasting Notes:

A Riesling of exotic guile, with notes of pineapples, lemons and violets. On the palate, ripe acidity keeps the creamy flavors of mango, pineapples, and lychee fresh and playful. The finish is both long and lively.

Serving Suggestions:

Recommended as an aperitif, with cheese, or with very spicy cuisine.


Alcohol: 7.5% vol.
Residual Sugar: 88 g/l
Total Acidity:    9.0 g/l

November 2016 - Jancis Robinson - 2012 Spätlese

Animating aromas of exotic and stone fruit and even a hint of marzipan tease the olfactory senses. On the palate the generosity of fruit is balanced by a perfect dose of mouth-watering acidity and, despite its undeniable substance, the Spätlese remains an elegant and racy wine with lots of life and a subtle dab of minerality. Classic Saar Spätlese that will never go out of fashion! (MS)

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