- Wittmann Estate Riesling Trocken 2018$18.98Availability:In StockHere's perhaps the friendliest, tastiest verison of this wine we can remember having from the great Wittmann! Importer's notes: The Wittmann Estate Riesling Trocken is harvested by hand from estate-owned vineyards around the village of Westhofen. It is fermented with native yeasts and matured in large, neutral oak casks. The wine shows a deep, stony aroma, with an elegant structure and bright citrus juice that leads to a lingering, piquant finish. Learn More
- Binz Riesling Auslese Nackenheimer Rothenberg Alte Reben (Old Vines) 2015$16.98Availability:In StockPerhaps the greatest deal on an Auslese we've ever sold! Not just Rheinhessen Grand Cru from the Rothenberg, but seriously old vines on top of that! Richness, nerve, energy, apricots, citrus....getting thirsty just thinking about it....watch out, Gunderloch.Learn More
- Keller Riesling RR 2016VM94$58.98Availability:In Stock94 Points! This “Kalkstein Reserve” or “Kirchspiel Reserve” – take your pick – reflects a share of wine from Kirchspiel that finished not quite legally trocken and corresponds with the wine formerly known simply as “Riesling RR.” Its 11 grams of sugar surely play a role in what comes off as an explosively fruity albeit dry-tasting performance loaded with succulent white peach, tart-edged, seedy kiwi and crisp apple. The upshot is a silken-textured, infectiously juicy, startlingly tingling and consummately refreshing Riesling. A combination of mint and chalk suffusion lends the long, vibrant finish a delightfully cooling cast. “You ferment spontaneously, and I don’t get a bellyache over whether you end up being trocken, halbtrocken or with 30 grams of sugar. Do whatever you think right!” quipped Keller, imagining that he was addressing the newly pressed must. He didn’t let me back him into a corner over the question of why his must from the especially iron-rich portion of Kirchspiel in question so often finishes halbtrocken, a condition that seems to perfectly complement the cool, chalky Kirchspiel traits that in the realm of legal dryness can sometimes become austere. But he did offer this further comment with a grin: “You could never do this with Morstein” - by which I presume he means he would never let it happen!
- Keller Riesling Spatlese Westhofener Kirchspiel 2006$54.98Availability:In Stock