Wirsching 2016 Iphöfer Julius Echter Berg Silvaner Grand Cru dry

Wirsching 2016 Iphöfer Julius Echter Berg Silvaner Grand Cru dry

Regular price £34.45

It's the first=class Franconia site, "Julius-Echter-Berg", where fantastic wines such as Silvaner Grand Cru comes from. 
This great Silvaner has an intense bouquet and a full body. At the moment it is still a bit closed in taste, but already presents an astonishing range of flavors fine hints of yellow fruits, a spicy aroma, and a clear and distinctive mineral tone, very typical for this Silvaner, makes this wine a true indulgence. In comparison to its preceding vintage of 2015, this Silvaner features a cool elegance and finesse.
To create such a premium wine a great deal of work was necessary for both the wine cellar and the vineyard. In the early stage of ripeness, for example, we divided each grape to ensure perfect conditions for the future vegetation process and to reduce the number of grapes on the wine. Enabling the growth and efficiency of the vino to concentrate on the few grapes left.
Indeed, as a young wine, this Grand Cru is already one of pure indulgence. However, its best times are yet to come. In about 10 years it will have reached its peak. A mature wine devotee will open it in 20 years; time with the greatest pleasure of experiencing. its aromas which will then have developed to perfection.
This Silvaner was awarded with 95 points (gold medal) at the Internation Wine Challenge 2019: " Overt papaya, honeyed and ginger spice notes with a great expression of the variety, excellent minerality with light greengage and jasmine petals on the finish."
On the nose characterized by the mineral notes coming from the soil, wild herb notes, nectarine, apricot.
On the palate, intense, powerful and long-lasting full flavored herbal character, evolves slowly on the palate, balsamic richness, a bit creamy.

Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Res. sugar: 2,5 g/l
Acidity: 6,2 g/l