Weingut Hans Wirsching’s 2018 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling scored 90 points in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021, achieving the silver award.
This Riesling Grand Cru from the top site Julius-Echter-Berg is one of their premium wines. The Julius-Echter-Berg promises concentrated and powerful wines with a strong character.
The distinctive mineral notes reflecting their terroir and the aroma of ripe peach define the character of this Grand Cru. Additionally, the fine hints of citrus notes provide a pleasant tension on the plate. The crips, but subtle acidity gives the wines its delicate structured body and truly animates to the next sip. Thank to its lingering finish it allows an even longer enjoyment.
To create such a premium wine a great deal of work necessary in both the wine cellar and the vineyard. In the early stage of ripeness, for example, they divided each grape to ensure perfect conditions for the future vegetation process and to reduce the number of grapes on the vine. Enabling the growth and efficiency of the vine to concentrate on the few grapes left.
Food recommendation: Enjoy this wine together with fine dishes such as fish, vegetables or light meat. It is also a perfect match to creamy sauces.
Aroma: Characterised by mineral notes coming from the soil, wild herb notes, ripe peach, honey, melon, grapefruit, white pepper, with a hint of exotic yellow fruits.
Taste: Spicy, strong yet smooth, herbal type, characterised by mineral notes coming from the soil dry, evolves slowly on the palate.
Alcohol: 13,0% vol.
Res, sugar: 4,6 g/l
Acidity: 8,0 g/l