Zilliken Riesling trocken

Vintage: 2012
AP. No.: 15-13
Soil: Devonian slate and diabase
Harvest Method: 100% hand-picked
Origin of Grapes: 100% estate grown
Vinification: 100% in neutral Fuder barrels
Style:    dry

Tasting Notes:

The bouquet intoxicates with notes of cherry blossom, grapefruit and lime peel.  The palate awakes memories of white peach, green apple and grapefruit bound together with a gentle citrus web. Grippy with a long finish.
The unique combination of devonian slate and diabase lend this Riesling a freshness and distinctive minerality.  
The elegant acidity and fine slate smokiness ensure a playful liveliness.

Serving Suggestions:

An ideal, refreshing summer sipper or on its own as an aperitif. Also terrific with light dishes or fish.


Alcohol:    12% vol
Residual Sugar:    8.9 g/l
Total Acidity:        7.8 g/l

Top 5 ranking in the Berlin Gutsweintrophy 2013