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Grauschiefer Trocken

, Germany
A dry Riesling from the steep slate vineyards around Graach. A dash of lemon on hot slate.

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Grauschiefer Trocken

, Germany

Availability: In stock

A dry Riesling from the steep slate vineyards around Graach. A dash of lemon on hot slate.
A Grauschiefer wine is usually dry and fresh with a lot of minerality. This 2011 is no exception. The nose is light and fragrant with all the expected Riesling notes, both citrus, petrol and a lot of minerality. The citrus transfers to the taste and the acidity is perfect, giving a real zing and refreshing the tastebuds with its mouthwateringness.
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The Grauschiefer is the grey slate soil found on the steepest slopes in the Mosel. Patrick uses grapes from locations both in Domprobst and Himmelreich.

A Grauschiefer wine is usually dry and fresh with a lot of minerality. This 2011 is no exception. The nose is light and fragrant with all the expected Riesling notes, both citrus, petrol and a lot of minerality. The citrus transfers to the taste and the acidity is perfect, giving a real zing and refreshing the tastebuds with its mouthwateringness. 

This is a wonderful apéritif wine but would be an excellent accompaniment to any barbecue in summertime.

Ben says(September 2017): At six years old, this is still showing as fresh as it was when first made. The nose is fantastic and I could sit and sniff it for hours with great pleasure. The minerality on the palate is exceptional and bears out the slate in the soil. It is still zingy and has a good length of finish. Lovely wine!

Flo says (July 2018): Citrus, petrol, lightness and pure minerality. This Riesling still sings and refreshes the palette.


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Product code PHILLIPSGRAUSCHIEFER
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Weingut Phillips-Eckstein
Featured Themes Mature Vintages
Style White, Single Variety, Dry, Still
Variety Riesling
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Country Germany
Region(s) Mosel
Ripeness Normal
Closure Screwcap
Vintages 2011
Last Tasted Sep 27, 2017
name:Grauschiefer Trocken
vintage:2011
size:0.75
product code:[4912007]
stock: 24 in London Warehouse
6 at Alpine Wines House
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2018-07-23
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