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Mini GGs that compete with the best of them
23 June 2021

"The "second wines" of the grand crus—Halgans and Frühtau—have rarely been better than in 2016 and can compete with numerous German Grosses Gewächs bottlings. These are gorgeous terroir wines—even though they are less powerful and concentrated—since the grapes were sourced from younger vines and lesser plots. But, Jesus, they are still fabulous!" – Stephan Reinhardt, The Wine Advocate We are delighted today to offer two stunning Rieslings from Weingut Emrich-Schönleber, one of Germany’s finest dry Riesling exponents. At five years of age the Halgans and Fruhtau 2016 are drinking beautifully and provide an enticing opportunity to compare two of Germany’s greatest dry Riesling sites at a wallet-friendly price. Produced from younger vines within the Halenberg and Fruhlingsplatzchen Grosse Lage sites, respectively, the best bit about these two mini-GGs is that they tend to show their more slate-rich complex side after just five years, whereas their older Grosses Gewachs siblings Halenberg and Fruhlingsplatzchen often require nearer ten years to really break out the magic.    Read More

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