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Dr Loosen Red Slate Riesling 2016

Aromatic White
Size: 75cl
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Red Slate Riesling Dry has an intense minerality that is warm and enveloping, with a floral, spicy, citrus blossom aroma and a harmonious palate. The dry style is ideal for classic continental cuisine.
12%
12%
ABV
Aromatic White
Aromatic White
Dry Sweetness
Dry Sweetness
Aperitif & Canapes
Aperitif & Canapes
Light Starters & Salads
Light Starters & Salads
Pasta & Pizza
Pasta & Pizza
Cured & Smoked  Meats
Cured & Smoked Meats
Spicy Asian & Oriental
Spicy Asian & Oriental
Fish & Seafood
Fish & Seafood
Screw Cap
Screw Cap
At a Glance
Description
Delivery

Wine Style: Aromatic White

Sweetness: Dry

Vintage: 2016

Enjoy With: Aperitif & Canapes, Light Starters & Salads, Pasta & Pizza, Cured & Smoked Meats, Spicy Asian & Oriental, Fish & Seafood

ABV: 12%

Closure: Screw Cap

Country: Germany, Mosel

Producer: Ernest Loosen

When Ernst Loosen assumed ownership in 1988, he realized that with ungrafted vines averaging 60 years old in some of Germany’s best-rated vineyards, he had the raw materials to create stunningly intense, world-class wines. To achieve this, Ernst dramatically restricts crop size, prohibits chemical fertilization, insists on very strict fruit selection, and employs gentle cellar practices that allow the wine to develop its full potential with a minimum of handling. All of Dr. Loosen’s six major vineyards were designated as “Erste Lage” — equivalent to grand cru — in the 1868 Prussian classification of Mosel vineyards. Only wines from these top-rated sites are bottled with a single-vineyard designation. All others are labeled simply as estate wines. The Mosel’s steep, south-facing slopes create the perfect climate for Riesling, giving the vines ideal exposure to the low-lying, northern sun. Generally cool conditions allow the grapes to ripen slowly, while retaining bright acidity. The Mosel’s stony soil and rocky outcroppings reflect sunlight and hold in heat, creating very warm microclimates in the best sites and helping to ensure excellent ripeness. Thin topsoil forces the vines to dig deep for water and nutrients, producing vibrant wines that capture the strong minerality of the soil. Dr. Loosen owns vines that are well over 120 years old, and all are on original rootstock (phylloxera can't survive in the Mosel, so ungrafted vines are allowed here). Old vines produce naturally lower yields, resulting in higher concentration and richness.

Food pairing: Perfect with fresh fish dishes and sushi.

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