Firm and deep, somewhat smoky, nutty and vegetal to herbal aroma of ripe yellow fruits with a hint of red berries, butter and dried mushrooms. Taut and cool in the mouth, with a touch of flint, fine, lively acidity, has grip of ripe tannin, good persistence, some depth, lemon verbena and redcurrant leaves in the background, distinct minerality, very good, slightly smoky and noticeably lemony finish with bite.
Polished, slightly smoky and nutty, also fine vegetal aroma with fresh, bright yellow fruity aromas, a little smoke and mineral tones. Clear, again polished, cool, fine-juicy fruit, fresh vegetal tones, some yeast and fine acidity, light grip, nutty hints and a touch of lemon butter, lasting, light minerality, very good, tart, cool citrus accentuated finish.
Germany, or rather the area that is now part of it, has a wine culture that is over two thousand years old. But even before that, imported wine was drunk, as evidenced by a Greek clay wine bottle...