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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Battenfeld-Spanier

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Rheinhessen

Grape Variety:

Riesling

Frauenberg, Riesling, Grosses Gewächs, 2020

6x75cl £235.00

5 cases Equiv. £39.17 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

This is wild and spontaneous and primal, from pepper, to smoke to very fine citrus spray and green apples. The palate plays with fine red fruit, a seam of stoniness and a sense of tension and chewiness. Finishing long and haunting, this is a GG with such a huge character - complexity but also great refinement and levity. Cool, stony yet also highly expressive. top stuff. The vines here have very little topsoil before diving straight into limestone. Buffeted by wind from the Zellertal valley, sitting at 280m above sea level, this is always the last vineyard to be harvested and the wines have an aromatic clarity that is startling.

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