Maximin Grünhaus Abtsberg Grosse Lage Mosel Riesling Kabinett 201675cl
Maximin Grünhaus Abtsberg Grosse Lage Mosel Riesling Kabinett 2016
Description of Maximin Grünhaus Abtsberg Grosse Lage Mosel Riesling Kabinett 2016
Maximin Grünhaus Abtsberg Grosse Lage Mosel Riesling Kabinett 2016 (Riesling)
- View: amarilo bright straw.
- Nose: aromas of fresh lemon zest and hints of tropical fruit.
- Mouth: Fresh with an elegant minerality, perfectly balanced sweetness with a crisp finish.
VINEYARD: soil composed of Devonian slate blue. The slope extends southeast to the southwest, achieving a gradient of up to 70%, which requires laborious manual consecha. The Abtsberg is directly outside the castle Maximin Grünhaus and wines harvested from this vineyard are among the most long-lived Rieslings of the region.
PREPARATION: Harvest relatively early in the season to create a more delicate and light style. Grapes harvested by hand in several stages to capture the correct maturity levels throughout the harvest. The grapes are carefully pressed by a pneumatic press. The wort is then fermented with natural yeasts in stainless steel tanks and fudres, a classic oak barrel Mosel 1000 liters, made of wood from the farm by local coopers forest itself. fermentation stopped by cooling, leaving a residual level of natural sugar 54.8 g / l.
It appears that the Grünhaus estate was densely settled even in Roman times. Roman flat bricks in the foundations of the manor house, pottery remains, and roof and wall tiles suggest that a ‘Villa Rustica' once stood on the site of the present Schloss. There is evidence that wine was produced on the estate in Roman times: discoveries include the remains of a pottery, which produced amphorae for storing wine, along with Roman grape harvester's knives.More about the Winery