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    Koehler-Ruprecht 'Kallstadter' Kabinett Trocken Riesling 2018

    Koehler-Ruprecht 'Kallstadter' Kabinett Trocken Riesling 2018

    Sale price
    $29.99
    Regular price
    $29.99

    The grapes are harvested with up to five selective pickings by hand. They're crushed and then macerated between 12 to 24 hours before undergoing spontaneous fermentation. The wines are aged in traditional oval-shaped oak or chestnut barrels ranging from 300 to 2400 litres, with up to nine months on the lees . They are lightly filtered and bottled just before next harvest.

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    Koehler-Ruprecht is one of the oldest, most distinctive wineries in the Pfalz region, is now owned by the Sauvage family of Burn Cottage fame. Made using only the finest hand-selected grapes, which undergo spontaneous fermentation in very old wooden barrels, these amazingly long-living Rieslings buck the trend when it comes to what we have more recently come to understand as dry German Riesling. Winemaker Dominik Sona was born and bred in the Pfalz region. His grandfather cultivated vines there and his parents, a nursery teacher and civil engineer, kept them on. Dominik always suspected that his commitment to wine would run deeper, acknowledging from a very early age that a desk job wasn’t for him. Towards the end of his high-school studies he decided to dedicate his working life to wine. In 2010, at just 29 years of age, he was working at a winery in California when he heard that the Koehler-Ruprecht estate was changing hands. He had a chat with new owners, the Sauvage family, who ended up asking him to run the estate. He said yes, and got to work immediately following that vintage in the US.

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    Specifications

    • Varieties

      Riesling
    • Vintage

      2018
    • Vegan

      No
    • Closure

      Cork
    • Bottle Size

      750ml

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    FREE for orders over $300 to east coast metro $9.00 per carton for orders under $300

    Estimated timeframe is 3 to 4 days with selected courier service. Regional areas may take longer. More information

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    Returns
    In-line with your consumer rights, if you are of the view that a product is faulty please contact us at customerservice@hwspeak.com View our returns policy
    Regular price
    $359.88
    Case(s) of 12
    $29.99 per bottle
    $29.99 per bottle