SAARBURG RIESLING TROCKEN
AP. No.: 15-15
Soil: Devonian slate and diabase
Harvest Method: 100% hand-picked
Origin of Grapes: 100% estate grown
Vinification: 100% in neutral Fuder barrels
Pale yellow with translucent green hues. The smells of summer open this dry Riesling with fragrant fresh herbs, cut grass, white flowers and wet stone. Lush citrus and stone fruit follow in both the nose and on the juicy palate before settling down to business with a touch of bitter citrus pith. A sustained, racy acidity ensures that this Riesling is both serious and seriously enjoyable. Cool as a cucumber. Which segues wonderfully into the...
Chilled appetizers reflect this Riesling's refreshing appeal: a chilled white gazpacho of cucumber and mint, or smoked salmon canapés on a thick slice of cucumber.
Alcohol: 10,5% vol
Residual Sugar: 9.0 g/l
Total Acidity: 7.4 g/l
Awards and Accolades:
John Gilman : 89+ points
Mosel Fine Wines: 88 points
Jancis Robinson: 15,5 points