Meyer-Näkel 2019 Dernauer Pfarrwingert Spätburgunder Grand Cru dry

Regular price £78.90

VDP.GROSSE AGE distinguishes the highest quality German vineyards. The best wines with a complex taste, expressive character and special ageing potential mature here. The VDP regional associations take great care of the locations determined and delimited to the exact parcel.
Dry wines from VDP.GROSSE LAGE are called VDP.GROSSE GEWÄCHS.

Vineyard: In Dernau the Ahr valley widens after its narrow points and offers space for a steep valley basin in which the Pfarrwingert lies. The name of the vineyard goes back to the Catholic parish church of Dernaus, which is still the landowner in this parcel. The Particularly favorable southern exposure and slope, in combination with the easily warmer ground, lead to a favorable microclimate in thsi location. This one accurring greywacke is a granular debris sediment, which with Slate fragments are baked into a sandstone-like structure. The Pfarrwingert brings extramely fragrant wines with subtle fruit and fine flavor pronounced minerality.

Vinification: Old vines, sustainable vineyard work, consistent yield reduction and careful handpicking form the basis for this wine. The yield is around 30 hl/ha. The grapes are gently transported to the winery in small boxes, spontaneous fermentation, 20 days maceration time on the mash, ageing in barriques (70% new woos content) on the fine yeast for 18 months, followed by 6 months in bottle storage. Unfiltered bottling.

Wine: This wine characterised by the aromas of wild red berries, blueberries and cherries. This intense clear fruit is underlined by spicy herbal components, delicate roasted aromas and violets. On the tongue it shows an animating freshness and saltiness, firm minerality and depth. This Pinot Noir shows complecity with a mouth-filling, silky tannin structure.

Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Res. sugar: 0,1 g/l
Acidity: 5,7 g/l