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2011 Westhofen Aulerde Riesling Grosses Gewächs trocken, Rheinhessen, Germany

Firm and deep, somewhat sweet, slightly floral and a hint of waxy scent of ripe stone fruit and citrus fruits with fine herbal-vegetal and hints of smoky notes as well as distinct minerality. Ripe, juicy, rather tightly knit fruit, noticeable sweetness, but also tart, slightly nutty, herbal and again clearly mineral spice, lots of power, melting, but also quite present acidity and grip, delicate red berry nuances, good depth, has tension, a hint of caramel in the background, very good to long, dense finish with sweet juice, lots of bite and tart minerality.

Best to drink: Bis 2027+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 22 March, 2023
Type: Weißwein(White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: Grosses Gewächs
Sweetness: trocken(dry)
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: 432723101612
wein.plus rating: great (95 WP)
Last reviewed: 30 August, 2012
Best to drink: 2014-2020+.
Editor note: Translate to English Sehr fester, ungemein mineralischer Duft nach sehr reifen, teils kandierten Zitrusfrüchten und Steinobst mit Kandisnoten, etwas Bienenwachs, herber kräuteriger Würze und einem Hauch dunkler Beeren. Sehr reife, dicht gewirkte, saftige Frucht im Mund, herbe Kräuterwürze und intensive Mineralik, sehr feine, präsente Säure, ziemlich fester Bau, recht tief und nachhaltig, noch völlig unentwickelt, recht komplex, eine Spur süßlich, langer, saftiger und herb-mineralischer Abgang mit Kandisnoten.

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