Bassermann-Jordan 2020 Kieselberg Riesling Grand Cru Dry White Wine

Bassermann-Jordan 2020 Kieselberg Riesling Grand Cru dry

Regular price £50.90

"Really crunchy, really dry, like a mouthful of iced lime gravel, sunflower seed hearts, hemp hearts and cumin. Wiry, slim frame. Baobab-like acidity that starts small and then builds and fills the mouth." / Tamlyn Currin @ Jancis Robinson / 16.5 points

Vineyard: The Kieselberg is situated on the western brim on Deidesheim next to Hohenmorgen. On the north side is a 4 metre stone wall as border to Mäushöhle. South facing towards Leinhöhle.

Soil: Eroded sandstone, small sandstone gravel and loam.

Harvest: Selective picking end of September.

Cellar: After the selective picking end of September, the grapes were pressed gently. The fermentation took place 50% in traditional oak and 40% in stainless steel.

Tasting notes: This dry white wine has a fresh acidity, excellent minerality and long finish. On the nose it has aromas of peach, apple and quince, as well as hints of smoke.

Drinking window: Winemaker recommends to open if first in 2024 and from then you can drink it for 10-12 years without any problem.

Alcohol: 13,0% vol.
Res. sugar: 2,8 g/l
Acidity: 8,2 g/l