Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg 2011

SKU/Code: 
DB1380-11
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Riesling
Country: 
France
Region: 
Alsace
Farming Type: 
Biodynamic
Bott-Geyl

From a .85 hectare plot planted on steep slopes in granitic soils. The vines are 20-50 years of age and planted on terraces at a density of around 5000 vines per hectare. A three month fermentation was followed by seven-months aging on the fine lees. 350cs produced. Sweetness Scale: 2/9.

 

 

 

 

92 points
"Mouthwatering, with finely honed acidity, this lithe white is driven by rich minerality and displays flavors of star fruit, creamed apple, lime blossom and paraffin. Lovely. Drink now through 2021. 350 cases made. "
Alison Napjus,
Wine Spectator
, March 31, 2015