Reticent and reserved on the nose as delicate notes of cucumber, grass, mango and salted pineapple are slow to emerge. On the palate this shows red apples, spiced slate and lemon. There is some richness here and it will appeal to lovers of more powerful Spatlese. Some five percent of botrytised berries made it into the blend.
Only a handful of German wine Estates can boast excellence and consistency over a prolonged period. The wines of Robert Weil have not just been the standard bearers for Rheingau for the last few decades but equal to the top half dozen estates in Germany as a whole who are considered the best. Based in Kiedrich with 75 hectares of Riesling surrounding the fine Estate House and cellars, the vineyard management and wine making are based on precision with 100% focus on quality.
7,700 acres along the northern side of the Rhine between Wiesbaden and Rüdesheim where the Riesling produces classic and substantial wines.