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Kanzemer Altenberg Riesling Spatlese 2012

Kanzemer Altenberg Riesling Spatlese 2012
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Producer:  Bischofliche Weinguter Trier
Grape Varieties:  100% Riesling
Optimum Drinking:  Within 5 years
Wine Style:  Off dry elegant balanced white
Alcohol by Volume:  9%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  Germany

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Kanzemer Altenberg Riesling Spatlese 2012

 

Tasting Note

The wine has a delicate nose of peach, apricot and flintstone. The palate has a great mouthfeel with balance and elegance.

Producer Details

Bischöfliche Weinguter Trier cultivates approximately 95 hectares of vineyard, among them some of the Mosel, Saar and Ruwer's most legendary sites. Almost 90% of production is Riesling, with grapes crushed and pressed at Scharzhof on the Saar and Duisburger Hoffman on the Ruwer. Wines are then aged in either traditional fuder or stainless steel in their vast vaulted cellars in the heart of Trier, which date back to Roman times.

In The Vineyard

Grapes are sourced from Kanzemer Altenberg - the steepest vineyard at the Saar.

In The Winery

After careful picking and selection, the grapes are fermented in a combination of 1000L oak Fuder and stainless steel tanks - the parts are blended later to add complexity. The wine rests for a few months on its fine lees before bottling.

Food Recommendations

Try with roast beef, lobster or Asian dishes.

Awards & Press

2011 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 - Silver

2011 Vintage: Decanter World Wine awards 2013 - Silver

2011 Vintage: "Aromatic lemon, apple and peach nose. Very juicy palate with hints of tobacco and pear, Lengthy dry finish." Judges comments, DWWA 2013

2011 Vintage: "With its pineapple, honeysuckle and floral aromas, The Marylebone Hotel's Mark Deamer noted 'With good fruit sweetness, it's the acids that make the wine. Very elegant.' 'Approachable, but will improve,' said team leader Peter McCombie MW." Sommelier Wine Awards 2013, Judges Comments

 

 

 

 


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Thursday, 15 September 2016  |  Patricia

Our first order from you. Everything was excellent. We will be ordering again very soon.
Many thanks to all the staff.

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