Name: 

OPPENHEIMER SACKTRÄGER RIESLING SPÄTLESE TROCKEN 

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 Sackträger, Rheinhessen / Germany. Grand Cru vineyard, one of the best vineyards in Germany. Named after the medieval guild of sack carriers to unload the Rhein vessels.

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 - Spätlese Trocken - Dry! Grapes with Spätlese ripeness were pressed and all the natural sugar in the juice has been fermented, thus the wine is dry. Natural viticulture and vinification.

 Taste:

Dry Riesling. Delicate fragrance of white peaches, apricot and juicy pears. The classical Riesling in expression and elegance.

 Analysis:

13,5 % Alc., 6,5 g/l residual sweetness, 6,3 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:

Enjoy with fine meals, seafood, lobster, caviar, meat and pasta.

 Temperature:

8° - 10° Celsius 

 

 

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