Name: 

OPPENHEIMER HERRENBERG RIESLING AUSLESE 

Estate:

11 generations of family tradition and experience in grape growing and wine making. Export to more than 60 countries around the world.

Appelation:

Oppenheimer Herrenberg (Herr = The Lord, Berg = mountain), Rheinhessen / Germany. Well protected in a horseshoe-shaped hillside.

Grape: 

Riesling - best and most versatile white wine grape in the world.

Terroir: 

Loam and clay. Heavy soil with excellent absorptive capacity for rain water. Hillside shaped as a horse-shoe, thus perfect protection from heavy weather conditions.

Quality: 

Prädikatswein - Auslese. A selection of overripe berries. Natural viticulture and vinification.

 Taste:

Elegant and classical Riesling scent, paired with aromas and tropical fruits. Green apples and citrus, pineapple and melon. Excellent balance of sweetness and acidity.

 Analysis:

9,5 % Alc., 70,2 g/l residual sweetness, 7,3 g/l fruit acidity

 Viticulture:

Natural cultivation following officially controlled measures (DLG). Reduced pruning, defoilage and green harvest. Very limited and strictly monitored use of fertilizers and chemicals.

 Vinification:

Gentle pressing, natural sedimentation, temperature controlled fermentation at 13° C in stainless steel, one filtration only, ageing in stainless steel.

 Recommendation:

Classic gourmet-dinner-wine. Suits all accasions.

 Temperature:

8° - 10° Celsius 

 

 

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