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    Georg Breuer 'Berg Schlossberg' Riesling 2016

    Georg Breuer 'Berg Schlossberg' Riesling 2016

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    Georg Breuer has vines on 3.5 hectares of the Rüdesheimer Berg Schlossberg. With an inclination of 70%, this is the steepest vineyard in the Rheingau. Its name derives from the Ehrenfels castle ruins above the Rhine Gorge. Heat-absorbing weathered slate with loess and loam give ideal ripening conditions for Riesling which thrives on the high mineral content of the soil.
    Farming is 100% organic (Georg Breuer is certified by Fair & Green), 100% healthy, ripe fruit, no maceration, whole cluster pressing, fermentation in old German wooden barrels (600-litre and 1,200 -litre), one racking after the fermentation and then a storage period on the fine lees for about seven months.

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    Specifications

    • Cellaring

      Drinking well now, will keep.
    • Varieties

      Riesling
    • Vintage

      2016
    • Alcohol Content

      12%
    • Closure

      Cork
    • Bottle Size

      750ml

    Critic Reviews (3)

    Mike Bennie

    94 points | April 2019

    Juicy and fresh-feeling wine, lemon-lime tang, crisp mineral edges, juiciness and general simplicity and drinkability. It’s a pretty simple kind of feel, understated perhaps, drinkability is high though, so is freshness. Easy to like this wine. Real easy.

    Juicy and fresh-feeling wine, lemon-lime tang, crisp mineral edges, juiciness and general simplicity and drinkability. It’s a pretty simple kind of feel, understated perhaps, drinkability is high though, so is freshness. Easy to like this wine. Real easy.

    Stephan Reinhardt

    95 points | December 2017

    The 2016 Rheingau Riesling Rüdesheim Berg Schlossberg has a very clear, deep, pure and flinty bouquet of bright fruit and crushed stone aromas. This is absolutely fascinating in its purity, finesse and complex elegance. Round and terribly lush on the palate, with very fine tannins and ripe, crystalline acidity, this is a highly elegant, delicate and complex Riesling that is enormously filigreed yet tensioned and long. A goddess of the greatest finesse and elegance. The sweetness, body and minerality are in perfect balance.

    The 2016 Rheingau Riesling Rüdesheim Berg Schlossberg has a very clear, deep, pure and flinty bouquet of bright fruit and crushed stone aromas. This is absolutely fascinating in its purity, finesse and complex elegance. Round and terribly lush on the palate, with very fine tannins and ripe, crystalline acidity, this is a highly elegant, delicate and complex Riesling that is enormously filigreed yet tensioned and long. A goddess of the greatest finesse and elegance. The sweetness, body and minerality are in perfect balance.

    David Schildknecht

    94 points | July 2018

    Scents of white peach, lime and marjoram are accompanied by hints of ocean breeze and quarry dust. The silken palate brims with bright fruit accented by smoky, pungent green herbs and with a sense of crushed stone suffusion. The combination of palpable extract-richness with alcoholic levity (at 11.5%) is striking. The vibrant finish delivers a mouthwatering abundance of mineral salts and displays superb transparency to herbal, crystalline stony, slatey and smoky nuances.

    Scents of white peach, lime and marjoram are accompanied by hints of ocean breeze and quarry dust. The silken palate brims with bright fruit accented by smoky, pungent green herbs and with a sense of crushed stone suffusion. The combination of palpable extract-richness with alcoholic levity (at 11.5%) is striking. The vibrant finish delivers a mouthwatering abundance of mineral salts and displays superb transparency to herbal, crystalline stony, slatey and smoky nuances.

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    $148.99 per bottle
    Sale price
    $148.99
    Regular price
    $148.99
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    $148.99 per bottle