Oppenheimer Sackträger Riesling Spätlese Trocken Louis Guntrum
Estate: 11 generations of family tradition and experience in grape growing and wine making. Export t... read more.
Estate: 11 generations of family tradition and experience in grape growing and wine making. Export to more than 60 countries around the world. Appelation: Oppenheimer Sackträger, Rheinhessen / Germany. Grand Cru vineyard, one of the best vineyards in Germany. Named after the medieval guild of sack carriers to unload the Rhein vessels. Terroir: Loam and clay. Heavy soil with excellent absorptive capacity for rain water. Hillside shaped as a horse-shoe, thus perfect protection from heavy weather conditions. Quality: Prädikatswein - Spätlese Trocken - Dry! Grapes with Spätlese ripeness were pressed and all the natural sugar in the juice has been fermented, thus the wine is dry. Natural viticulture and vinification. Taste: Dry Riesling. Delicate fragrance of white peaches, apricot and juicy pears. The classical Riesling in expression and elegance. Viticulture: Natural cultivation following officially controlled measures (DLG). Reduced pruning, defoilage and green harvest. Very limited and strictly monitored use of fertilizers and chemicals. Vinification: Gentle pressing, natural sedimentation, temperature controlled fermentation at 13° C in stainless steel, one filtration only, ageing in stainless steel. Recommendation: Enjoy with fine meals, seafood, lobster, caviar, meat and pasta. Temperature: 8° - 10° Celsius.