to homepage to main navigation to main content to contact form to search form
In Stock
Parker 92+ Points
Hatzenporter Stolzenberg Riesling GG 2017

Hatzenporter Stolzenberg Riesling GG 2017

QbA Mosel, Heymann-Löwenstein, 750 ml

750 ml
Selection Baur au Lac Vins30
Grape variety: Riesling
Producer: Heymann-Löwenstein / Fam. Löwenstein
Origin: Deutschland / Mosel / Cochem/Untermosel
Other vintages:
In stock
Article nr. 15101717
Grape variety: Riesling
Producer: Heymann-Löwenstein / Fam. Löwenstein
Origin: Deutschland / Mosel / Cochem/Untermosel
Other vintages:

Description

This is how a great growth from the Mosel must taste: full of character and energy like its creator! The Stolzenberg Riesling combines abundance, elegance and lively acidity with ripe fruit aromas, paired with a slatey, stony purity and an incredibly long finish. A complex, great white wine that presents itself even more refined when decanted. A Riesling that tastes great in winter, but also accompanies hearty dishes perfectly in the warmer season. We think it is an alternative to red wine when accompanying a meal.

Attributes

Origin: Deutschland / Mosel / Cochem/Untermosel
Grape variety: Riesling
Label: Vegan
Ripening potential: 1 to 15 years
Serving temperature: 10 to 12 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Hot Asian dishes, Grilled fish, Roast veal with morel sauce, Scaloppine di vitello al limone, Salad with vegetables, pulses, pasta
Vinification: fermentation with grapes' own yeast, long must fermentation, soft pressing, fermentation at low temperatures
Harvest: hand-picking with simultaneous grape sel
Maturation: partly in steel tank, partly in wooden barrel/foudre
Bottling: filtration
Volume: 12.5 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Producer

Heymann-Löwenstein / Fam. Löwenstein

Grape variety

Riesling

The cold-weather king

The Riesling is the flagship of the German wine industry. It grows from north to south in all growing areas. It is also comfortable in the neighbouring Alsace region and in Austria. Its specialty is being vinified to a variety of degrees of sweetness, from bone-dry wines to ice wine. Moreover, thanks to its spirited acidity, it ages better than many reds. The typical Riesling smells of citrus, peach and apricot, shows hints of flint, and with maturity develops an idiosyncratic petrol note. It reflects its terroir like hardly any other white variety. Thus, it often gets fuller and more aromatic in Austria than in Germany. In Alsace, in turn, it has a particular mineral taste. Riesling is a wonderful culinary companion. It fits well not only with fish and shellfish, but also takes the heaviness from hearty meals. And with a fine sweetness and acidity balance, it works wonders for Asian cuisine.

more

Riesling
Subregion

Untermosel

Lower Mosel: the finesse of steep slopes

The Lower Mosel comprises the final 100-kilometre section of the river between the village of Pünderich and the site near Koblenz, where the Mosel flows into the Rhine. This sub-region is often known as Terrace Mosel, where steep slope viticulture is reflected in its most impressive form. In the micro-terraces that often sit at dizzying heights over the river, Riesling demonstrates its complete expressive powers.

more

Untermosel S
Region

Mosel

Mosel: in Riesling territory

In the valleys of the Mosel, Saar and Ruwer, the white Riesling variety fully fulfils its potential. Mosel is not only the German growing area with the highest proportion of Riesling; the largest number of steep slopes are also found here. Around 40 percent of the vineyards are situated on gradients of greater than 30 percent, and must be cultivated with labour-intensive manual work. On the slate soils, Riesling presents its entire inimitable range, from dry to semidry to noble sweet..

more

Mosel S
Country

Germany

Germany – Into the elite the hard way

Sitting in the heart of Europe, the hilly, lake-dotted landscape of Germany provides ideal, fertile soil for the most diverse vine varieties. From Albalonga to Zweigelt, over 140 different grape varieties are grown on about 100,000 acres, cared for by nearly 50,000 vintners. Most of these vintners are young, modern, internationally trained, inquisitive and urbane. It is hardly surprising, then, that German wine has a good reputation well beyond the country's borders.

more

Deutschland S
Epicurean profile
Nose profile
Intensity
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Floral
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Fruitiness
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Spiciness
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Wood influence
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Complexity
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Palate profile
Initial impression
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Acidity / Juiciness
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Minerality/astringency
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Body
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Length
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Rating
Parker 92+ Points

Related products

In Stock
In Stock
In Stock
In Stock