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Bassermann-Jordan

Riesling Grosses Gewächs Jesuitengarten

    • Description :

      The Jesuitengarten vineyard originally belonged to the Jesuit monks in this region. The Jordan family has owned it since 1793. After the grapes are hand harvested, spontaneous fermentation takes place with 75% of the must in wooden barrels and 25% in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation, the wine rests on the lees for 10 months and was bottled in the summer after harvest.

      Grape varieties :

      Riesling

      Altitude :

      100m - 120m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      40 years old

      Grape yield :

      20 hl/ha

      Exposure :

      South-East

      Soil :

      Red sandstone and basalt

      Alcohol :

      13.5%

      Acidity :

      7.2 g/l

      Residual Sugar :

      1.2 g/l

      Tasting notes :

      A rich and full-bodied Riesling with flavors of yellow peach, pear, and wet stone. On the palate the wine is structured with balanced acidity, lively minerality, and a long, luscious finish.

Press Notes

  • Decanter
    • 2016
      95 points
  • Wine Spectator
    • 2017
      93 points
    • 2016
      94 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2018, 2016
      94 points
    • 2017
      91 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2017
      91 points
    • 2016
      90 points
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