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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

August Kesseler

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Rheingau

Grape Type:

Riesling

Lorchhauser Seligmacher, Riesling, Grosses Gewächs, 2016

6x75cl £185.00

10 cases

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Tasting Note:

The village of Lorch is one of the cooler parts of the Rhine, just south of the Mittelrhein, and the steep vineyards there produce some of the Rhein valley’s most Mosel-like wines. Excitingly for August and his team, 2016 sees the vineyard Seligmacher promoted to Grosse Gewachs – a great honour. The ‘Soul pleasurer’ in 2016 displays a crystalline nose with crisply defined flavours of lemon balm and white peach, leading to a palate that is pure and elegant but not without a certain fullness and stature, as befits its new found Grand Cru status.

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