A complex Riesling Grand Cru with mouthwatering acidity and a long finish. On the nose, it is herbaceous and has fruit aromas of passion fruit, pineapple and peach with a hint of smoke.
This Riesling Grand Cru was awarded 90 points out 100 by Decanter.
The vineyards where these Riesling grapes were grown are situated in the western Deidesheim. The Hohenmorgen is one of the oldest examples for palatinate quality wine making. Hohenmorgen is a south facing slope with a total surface of 2,76ha. 2,09ha are owned by the Bassermann-Jordan estate. It is the smallest and most exclusive vineyard of Deidesheim. The high quality of soil is rich in loam and sandstone, and the vines are around 40 years old.
The grapes were harvested in several stages and then gently pressed. Fermentation took place in traditional oak barrels.
Food recommendation: This Grand Cru Riesling pairs perfectly with white meat such as veal and shellfish.
Alcohol: 13,0% vol.
Res. sugar: 2,4 g/l
Acidity: 7,2 g/l