Grape: 100% Riesling
Serving Temperature: 9 Degree
Region: With its some 3000 Hectars, 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 for this wine are sourced from Rheingau vineyards with shallow to deep gravel clay soils withpatches of quartzite and slate.
Wine estate: Implementing a strict quality philosophy Bernhard Breuer turned the family-owned wine estate with its34 hectares into a leading estate in the Rheingau. Today, his daughter Theresa Breuer runs the estate supportedby vineyard manager Hermann Schmoranz and cellar master Markus Lundén.
Wine description: Bright pale yellow with green reflexes and primary aromas of apricot and lime. Lush and refreshing witha youthful acidity structure. An easy-to-drink wine.
Alcohol 12% · Residual sugar 6,7g/l · Total acidity 8,0g/l