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Colour: White
Producer: Emrich Schönleber
Region: Germany
Appellation: Nahe
Grape Variety: Riesling

Monzinger Halenberg, Riesling, BA, Emrich Schönleber, 2011

4 bottles
£116.25 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A simply fabulous clear bright yellow green colour for a BA, this is the magic of German Riesling on slate, rich layered and complex yet so racy and moreish, vivid flavours of zest, pineapple, sicilian lemon, nectarine, salt and mineral. A candidate for wine of the vintage. Stunning. The Halenberg has distinctive blue slate / quartzite soils and is incredibly steep, yielding wines of great minerality, firmness and longevity Frank Schoenleber finished his harvest the 17th October, a week later there was rain. The grapes came into the winery were in perfect healty, ripe, concentrated and very clean. The Dry wines are intense and big "like 2009" Frank says adding that "conditions was also perfect for very pure late harvest wines."

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