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Battenfeld-Spanier - VDP Ersten-Lagen "Hohnen-Sulzen" Riesling 2018 Battenfeld-Spanier - VDP Ersten-Lagen "Hohnen-Sulzen" Riesling 2018

Battenfeld-Spanier - VDP Ersten-Lagen "Hohnen-Sulzen" Riesling 2018

Premium Riesling of precision, elegance, and remarkable length.

Single Bottle:

$57.00
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Type:White

Varietal:Riesling

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:12.5%

Region:Rheinhessen

Country:Germany

Tasting Notes

This Premium Riesling unfolds a symphony of ripe fruit aromas, including sweet peach and succulent apricot, intertwined with earthy nuances of tobacco, dried herbs, and a subtle hint of licorice. On the palate, it achieves a splendid equilibrium between its fruity elements and minerality, a hallmark of Battenfeld Spanier's style, all enveloped in its signature precision, elegance, and remarkable length.

Technical Info

Brand:Battenfeld-Spanier

Closure:Screwcap

Organic Certification:BCS OEKO-GARANTIE GmbH - DE-OKO-039

Country of Origin:Germany

Serving Temperature:10-12°C

Sugar Residual:3 g/l

Drink By:2028

Winemaking Style:Progressive

Harvest:Hand-harvested in small 15kg crates in late August to early September.

Winemaking:Fermented spontaneously and aged in vats and 1500L barrels.

Viticulture:Erste Lage in Hohen-Sülzen lies in the Eisbach valley, influenced by the Donnersberg massif's stream. Vines thrive on limestone with a thick loess layer.

Food Pairing:Sweet and sour pork, Roast pork with apple sauce, Samosas with mint chutney, Fish curry, Chirashi, Tempura udon.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

93 Points Robert Parker

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Battenfeld-Spanier

BattenfeldSpanier vineyard, stewarded by its dedicated team, tends to 12 remarkable crus, each distinguished by its limestone and slate soils. Here, Riesling grapes are nurtured with a vision that transcends time and space. Founded in 1991, this independent winery, from its inception, has embraced organic principles as a core ethos. Their foremost goal remains the reinvigoration and preservation of soil vitality, a treasure chest of history and a promise of the future. Membership in the esteemed "Renaissance des Appellations," initiated by Nicolas Joly, stands as both an honor and a responsibility, fostering collaboration and innovation among like-minded biodynamic vintners. For them, maturity is not a destination but a transformative odyssey where grape aromas blend harmoniously with the terroir's subtleties – the land, soil, and stone. It's in this juncture that the genius loci of the Rhine terrace and the slate soils of the Red Slope truly unveil their profound essence.

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