Grape: 100% Riesling
Serving Temperature: 9 Degree
Style: Off Dry
Region: With its some 3000 Hectares, Rheingau is one of the smallest wine growing regions in Germany. South facing steep slopes are protected from the cold northerly winds by the Taunus Mountains, givingideal ripening conditions.
Vintage: 2018 was a fantastic year for the vegetation in our vineyards. A bitter cold winter benefits the importanthibernation of the vines. Mild temperatures in spring caused an early bud break. Our vineyards got luckilyspared by winter frost. One of the hottest summers in the history of the winery was following. The drynessaffected the growth not much and prevented the vines from fungal diseases. The vines were carrying a lotof grapes and the yield amount was high. The quality of the grape material was magnificent.
Grape variety: In terms of elegance and finesse Riesling is the country’s premier grape. The vineyards along the Rhine providefor ideal growing conditions. With its distinctive aromatic profile, delicate structure and tangy acidityRiesling produces not only the finest German wines, it earns world-wide recognition as well.
Soils: The grapes are sourced from vineyards with shallow to deep gravely clay soils with patches of quartzite and slate.
Wine estate: Implementing a strict quality philosophy Bernhard Breuer turned the family-owned wine estate with its 34 hectaresinto a leading estate in the Rheingau. Today, his daughter Theresa Breuer runs the estate, supported byhead of operations Hermann Schmoranz and cellar master Markus Lundén.
Wine description: Bright pale yellow with green reflexes, fresh aromas of lemon, passion fruit and peach; lush, savoury fruitaromas, lively play of acidity and ample fruit, an excellent half-dry wine.
Serving suggestion: Ideal drinking temperature: 9° Celsius; this wine is an ideal aperitif. It also pairs well with graved salmon,Asian cuisine, grilled chicken and fresh cheeses. Delicious when young. Drink now.
Alcohol 11,5% · Residual sugar 14,1g/l · Total acidity 7,3 g/l