"Nectar and honeyed nuts; soy wax, hazelnuts. Great tertiary development. Body weight and chestnut paste and bay-leaf notes and complexity. Highly competent. Not, compared with some of its peers. as thrilling." Tamlyn Currin @ Jancis Roinson / 17 points
Vineyard: The "Kalkofen" is located on the western brim of the town of Deidesheim, in the center of the Palatinate wine growing area. The name of the vinyard is related to an old limestone-brick oven in the middle-ages. This indicated a high content of limestone in this part of the vineyards, which offers a lot of minerality to the vines. The exposition of the vineyard is east, sough-east, which guarantees a lot of direct sun influence from the early morning to the late afternoon.
Nose: Fresh nuts, citrus flavor, herby, fruits like peach and apple.
Taste: Powerful Riesling with fresh acidity, salty, chalky, remains long an the tongue.
Food recommendation: All type of sea fish, seafood and also vegetable.
Soil: Sandy and clay soils with several inlays of limestone (party eroded).
Harvest: Handpicking on different days beginning of October (only the best grapes where taken).
Fermentation: 7 hours maceration on the skins, long time pressing, fermentation 100% in stainless steel.
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Res. sugar: 4,4 g/l
Acidity: 6,8 g/l