Kühling-Gillot - Germany - Rheinhessen

Rothenberg Riesling Wurzelecht-GG - 2019

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Grape Variety : Riesling  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
Price : 374.75$
SAQ Code :  
Inventory : Cellier Collection  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 12.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 
Certification : Organic  

Tasting :

Bright and shimmering, shades of pale yellow. Notes of delicate stone fruits, evoking plum and Mirabelle apricot. Herbaceous aromas of green tea and spring herbs such as chervil and ginger. The taste of white pepper, anise and rusty steel reveals its unmistakable origin of Rotliegende. On the palate, a dry feeling full of extracts reminiscent of apricots and grapefruit.

Wine Pairing :

Fish and white meat. Roasted green asparagus with chicken and light almond sauce.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Riesling 100% - ORGANIC
  • Type of soil: Red slate
  • Age of vines : 88 years
  • Yield of vines : 15 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel tank and barrel for 4 weeks to 12 weeks. No time on the skins. Occasional malolactic fermentation.
  • Maturation : German oak barrel 12 liters, aged between 5 and 70 years. With the lees of the wine.
  • Type of yeast : Spontaneous fermentation
  • Fining : Filtered but no fining
  • Cellar : 50+ years
  • Decanting : Not mandatory. Just put it in a carafe if you can

See the Press Review


Vintage 2020

  • James Suckling: 99 pts. !!
  • Wine Advocate R. Parker: 95+ pts.

Vintage 2019

  • Wine Advocate R. Parker: 98-100 pts. !!

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