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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Spreitzer

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Rheingau

Grape Type:

Riesling

Oestricher Lenchen, Spätlese 303, 2016

6x75cl £120.00

7 cases

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Tasting Note:

A cuvee to mark the highest oeschle level ever measured in the Rheingau, 303, for a wine made by Spreitzer under the name of Hess. The record stood for decades until it was eventually broken by Weil in the 2003 vintage. Lenchen or "iron hill" is a red stony vineyard that gives both richness and mineral backbone to its wines. Opening with peaches and fruit salad, this has a strict firm well controlled middle, plenty of cool vibrating energy and a peachy, succulent finish of huge charm rounded off with a touch of cream. A hugely enjoyable Spatlese.

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