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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

August Kesseler

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Rudesheim

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Rudesheimer Berg Schlossberg, Spatburgunder, 2011

6x75cl £520.00

1 case Equiv. £86.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

The south facing, quartz slate and sandy loam Berg Schlossberg vineyard tends to produce wines with more shoulder and muscle than the Hollenberg. The 2011 is no exception with dark sweet bramble fruit shot through with dry stony minerality on the nose. Intense, driving and concentrated on the palate with spiced dark cherry fruit, blueberry and plum, long, baroque and expansive with smoke and sweet vanilla pod on the finish. For all its size it retains great balance and drinkability. A powerful , long lived and layered Spätburgunder that will require some cellaring to show off all its charms.

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