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Specifications

Colour:

Sweet

Producer:

Zilliken

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Saar

Grape Type:

Riesling

Saarburger Rausch, Riesling, TBA, 2018

12x37.5cl £3,850.00

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1x150cl £1,295.00

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6x75cl £3,850.00

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Tasting Note:

A rare non-auction TBA, the product of extreme selection and 100% shrivelled grapes, through shrivelled rather than botrytised. In numerical terms it’s extreme, with 12 grams of acids and sugars at, wait for it, 350 grams per litre! Chamomile notes, mint, apricot conserve then strawberries and fresh fig and sweet honey. You can’t help but feel this might be an immortal wine - you certainly wouldn’t want to approach it in the near term!

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