VDP. Grosse Lage designates the very best vineyards of Germany, within which the finest parcels have been narrowly demarcated. With their site-specific characteristics, there wines are particularly expressive and have exceptional ageing potential. They are planted with traditional varieties best suited to a particular site, as determined by each region.
Vineyard: Steep slopes with up to 45 percent gradient, the long hours of sunshine due to the southwest exposition, and elevantion of 150 to 250 meters above sea level are the attributes that characterise the VDP Grosse Lage Silberberg.
The soil is a stony conglomerate of slate and greywack with a high percentage of stony loam.
Soil: greywack, sandstone loam, slate
Vinification: Harvest of the fully ripe grapes end of October 2016 with a yield of 25 hl/ha gentle treatment, ageing in barrique for about 16 months (70% new oak).
Clear nose, some tobacco and delicate peppery notes, red and black berries, dark floral and mineral notes. Juicy fruit on the palate, smoky and slightly nutty notes, fine tannins, salty mineral notes and spicy notes, hint os cocoa, good persistence delicate acid bite.
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Res.sugar: 0,0 g/l
Acidity: 5,7 g/l