Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Rotlack Kabinett Medium Dry 2020 750ml
95 points - James Suckling
"Ravishing, peachy nose that’s so subtle and delicate. Breathtaking balance of fascinating fruit and profound minerality! The touches of gooseberry and lime on the palate really electrify the balance. Extremely long finish that’s extremely herbal and mineral. Drink or hold."
Composed of hand-harvested grapes from the single Schloss Johannisberg vineyard, this exceptional Riesling exudes graceful citrus and wild strawberry aromas combined with intriguing herbal notes. Pure elegance with a delicate creamy texture and a long mineral finish.
Appellation: Rheingau – Single vineyard Schloss Johannisberg
Grape: 100% Riesling
Vinification: The grapes are hand harvested and softly crushed. The must ferments in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, a small quantity (20%) in wooden barrels.
Aging: After fermentation, the wine settles on the lees for five months.
Color: Brilliant light yellow.
Aroma: The nose is pure with lovely herbal notes, lemon grass, physalis and a hint of wild strawberries.
Palate: The palate is fresh and juicy with delicate, creamy texture, elegant fruit and long, mineral finish.
Serving Suggestions: Well-matched with salads, seafood and light chicken dishes.