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Bassermann-Jordan

Riesling

    • Description :

      The Riesling grapes are sourced from vineyards around Ruppertsberg, Deidesheim, and Forst. After hand harvesting in mid-September, the grapes were softly pressed and the must settled for 24 hours. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tanks followed by a period of 5 months on the lees before bottling.


      Grape varieties :

      Riesling

      Altitude :

      100-150m A.S.L.

      Vineyard age :

      10-15 years old

      Grape yield :

      80 nl/ha

      Exposure :

      Southeast

      Soil :

      Sandstone, loam, limestone, and basalt

      Alcohol :

      10%

      Acidity :

      7.8 g/l

      Residual Sugar :

      37.1 g/l

      Tasting notes :

      The nose has floral notes with accents of peach and fresh pear. Light and refreshing on the palate with lots of elegance. Gentle sweetness and a fine acidity gives a nice balance to this Riesling. Pairs perfectly with Asian food, seafood, or just as a delicious sipping wine.

Press Notes

  • Wine Spectator
    • 2018
      90 points
    • 2016
      91 points
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