Riesling Vom Rotliegenden - ORGANIC - 2016

Grape Variety : Riesling  
Caract. : Vin blanc sec  
Price : 44.00$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 12.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 
Certification : Organic  

Tasting :

"The red sandstone Riesling of 2012 seems … quite a lactic expression on the nose. On the palate, it’s almost chewy, with plenty of sweet fruit, a fair spice content and sound stony minerality. Bigger and bolder, it does need a little more time" -Jancis Robinson

Wine Pairing :

Sauerkraut, soft/pale sausage, sushi, oysters and fish (tuna).

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Riesling 100% - Organic
  • Age of vines : 25 years
  • Yield of vines : 50hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 4 weeks
  • Maturation : Stainless steel during 6 week, then 7 months in barrique. Non malolactic fermentation. Without the lees.
  • Type of yeast : Selected yeast
  • Fining : Filtered not fined
  • Cellar : 7 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2019

  • James Suckling: 94 pts.
  • Robert Parker: 93+ pts.
  • Eichelmann: 90 pts

Vintage 2017

  • James Suckling: 94 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast: 93 pts
  • Gault&Millaul: 91 pts
  • Jancis Robinson: 16,5 (of max. 18,5) pts.

Vintage 2016

  • James Suckling: 93 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast: 93 pts.
  • Gault&Millau: 91 pts

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Advocate –R. Parker : 92 pts.

Vintage 2012

  • Eichelmann Deutschlands Weine: 90 pts.

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