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Colour: White
Producer: Battenfeld-Spanier
Region: Germany
Appellation: Rheinhessen
Grape Variety: Riesling

Frauenberg, Riesling, Grosses Gewächs, 2021

10 cases
Equiv. £41.67 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A very windy site that offers up light to the Hergott’s darkness. A super sophisticated nose, not unlike still Champagne, offers up complex notes of wild fermentation, fine red fruit and citrus alongside a touch of something bakery led. Light and long and bright, this has such great lift and an overriding sense of elegance and detail. The soil is extremely rocky and stony, not heavy at all. “It took us 20 years to truly understand the elegance of this wine” Oliver explained. It seems like they’ve got a pretty good handle on it now. A real beauty. 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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