"Lime and lean. Nice sharp on the finish." / Tamlyn Currin @ Jancis Robinson / 15 points
Vineyard: Vineyards around Ruppertsberg, Frost and Deidesheim.
Located in the heart of the Palatine, the estate "Weingut Geh. Rat Dr v. Bassermann-Jordan", founded in 1718 on 49 ha now around the Deidesheim and Frost. The centerpeace of the success are the top vineyard sites, which are among the best of the country. Such as Kirchenstück, Rechstein, Ungeheuer, Jesuitengarten and Hohenmorgen. In 1802 first quality wine of the Paltine with indication of origin and bottling at the estate. In 1910 co-founder of VDP.
Soil: Sand, loam, clay rocky sandstone, basalt, limestone.
Harvest: Selective picking at the beginning of October.
Cellar: The grapes were softly pressed and must settled for 24 hours. The fermentation was 100% in stainless steel.
Taste: On the nose typical Riesling fruit like lime juice, apple and white peach.
On the palate elegant with fresh acidity and minerality.
Alcohol: 12,0% vol.
Res. sugar: 7,8 g/l
Acidity: 3,9 g/l