The Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese 56° - Alte Reben (off-dry) , as it is referred to on the consumer label, comes from the Zeltinger Sonnenuhr vineyards which are up to 150% slope (56 degree, hence the name of the wine). Here the old un-grafted Riesling vines are particulary small and the grapes develop a lot of aroma.
This wine offers a rather delicate nose with yellow peach, mirabelle, gooseberry, melon, cardamom and licorice. The mouthfeel is soft, but enlivened by bright, fresh acidity providing a linearity. As the wine flows, the flavors open out, but are kept in a linear flow from the acidity that becomes racy, leading to an off-dry finish. This is a classical, piquant halb-trocken style and typical representative of a Riesling.
Acidity 7.3 g/l
Residual sugar 30 g/l
Perfect match to sweet-and-sour dishes as well as spicy food.
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The Gessinger family has been making wine in the Mosel since 1680. Current owner & winemaker is Albert Gessinger, with involvement from his daughter, Sarah. The family is originally from ...