Grauschiefer Trocken 2011, PHILIPPS-ECKSTEIN

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Germany  Mosel 

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. At seven 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! Citrus, petrol, lightness and pure minerality. This Riesling still sings and refreshes the palate.

Features Unoaked
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Last Tasted 23 Jul 2018
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Winemaker Weingut Phillips-Eckstein
Country Germany
Bottle Size 75cl
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Region Mosel
Variety Riesling
Vintage 2011
Last Tasted 23 Jul 2018
Keeps at least until 2020+
Alcohol 12.5
Case Size 12
Composition Riesling 100%
Winemaking Malolactic
Aged In Steel
Key Features Unoaked
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