St. Urbans-Hof Nik Weis, Wiltinger Alte Reben Riesling, Mosel, Germany, 2020 through Merchant of Wine.

St. Urbans-Hof Nik Weis, Wiltinger, Alte Reben, Riesling, Mosel, Germany, 2020

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Overview of the Wine
Founded in 1947, Nik Weis – St. Urbans-Hof has become one of the most important and classic wineries in the Mosel region. Since 2000, the Riesling winery is member of Germany’s renowned VDP (Association of German Quality Wine Estates). The approximately 45 hectares of vineyards stretch for around 60 km along the Mosel and Saar rivers and are cultivaed in a traditional manner in harmony with nature. Five of the prestigious individual crus, in which world-class Rieslings grow, are classified as Wines from great Sites (VDP.Grosse Lage). The wines are fermented exclusively with indigenous yeasts.

Grape / Blend
Riesling

Origin
Mosel, Germany

Winemaker's Tasting Notes
The almost salty minerality makes the Wiltinger Alte Reben finish off-dry even though we left a line of natural residual sweetness. It’s quite dry on the palate and delivers tangy green apple, peach and lemon flavors along with some smokiness. The acidity is spot on. The mouthfeel is smooth. It finishes with lingering lemon, herbs and smoky flavors.

91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
Bold honey and tangerine flavors are catapulted by piercing lemon and pineapple acidity here. While slim in stature, it's an intensely juicy mouthfilling sip edged by shards of steel and slate. Just a whisper of sweetness lingers on the finish. Its peak period is now through 2030.

Product size: 750ml

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