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2011 Westhofen Kirchspiel Riesling Grosses Gewächs trocken, Rheinhessen, Germany

Relatively tart, somewhat floral and slightly vegetal stone fruit-citrus scent with a hint of candy and light mineral tones. Ripe, tightly knit, rather juicy fruit, delicate nutty and vegetal tones, very fine acidity, persistent on the palate, a little sweet melting, very delicate grip, has substance and power but no heaviness, slightly sweet melting, salt and also chalky nuances in the background, certain freshness, good depth, excellent balance, very good, again decidedly juicy finish with light minerality.

Best to drink: Bis 2025+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 14 May, 2022
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: 432723101712
wein.plus rating: great (95+ WP)
Last reviewed: 30 August, 2012
Best to drink: 2014-2022+.
Editor note: Translate to English Tiefe, noch verschlossene, extrem mineralische Nase mit herben kräuterig-pflanzlichen Aromen, Zitrustönen, etwas Pfirsich und einem Hauch dunkler Beeren. Sehr geschliffene, eher kühle, ungemein saftige und straff gewirkte Frucht mit hochfeiner, dabei zupackender Säure, dicht, konzentriert und nachhaltig am Gaumen, enorme, herbe Mineralik und wieder Kräuterwürze, ausgezeichnete Tiefe, noch extrem jung, zeigt aber eindeutig Herkunft, sehr guter bis langer, ein wenig süßlich-schmelziger Nachhall mit Kandisnoten. Braucht derzeit viel Luft und zeigt erst am 3. Tag langsam, was er kann.

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