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Colour: White
Producer: Zilliken
Region: Germany
Appellation: Mosel-Saar-Ruwer
Grape Variety: Riesling

Saarburger Rausch, Riesling, Grosses Gewächs, 2021

3 cases
Equiv. £30.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

From a tiny 0.4ha section of the vineyard planted in 1880 that remains, despite some obvious replanting, entirely ungrafted. Crisp slate driven aromas on the nose, and a stony complexity over and above any sensation of fruit. On the palate there’s a sense of finesse and while this is not a broad wine, it has impeccable focus and steely length. A touch of smoke and fine-grained slate surrounds a core of delicate citrus fruit. Very clear and hauntingly long.

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