It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme: noch 695 Wörter
Schlagwörter » Riesling
Rheinhessen is the most important wineproducing region in Germany. There are two ready explanations for this success. First, it is home to several important varietal crossings, including Muller-Thurgau, Dornfelder and Scheurebe (which actually originated here), so there are a lot of different wine styles on offer. noch 375 Wörter
Selbach-Oster, Zeltinger Sonnenuhr, Spatlese, 2009
Mosel Valley, Germany
Since 1660 the Selbach family has been producing some of the very finest Rieslings in the Mosel Valley. noch 152 Wörter
Pale straw, all apricots and pear and almond scents; mandarine on the very dense palate. Lush (190 g/l rs) but despite the very gradual development, the still searing acidity, and very enjoyable tactile sensation, there does not seem enough complexity to reward further aging, although there is no necessity to rush.
Referred to as “all that Mosel wine should be”, this is a fantastic, affordable approach into the exquisite, renowned world of Mosel Riesling.
Estate: The Selbach family has been making wine for 400 years, today Barbara and Johannes Selbach are at the helm, their children Hannah and Sebastian will be the next generation of Selbach winemakers. noch 244 Wörter