GSO-422

Zeltinger Schlossberg Riesling Spatlese* Trocken, Selbach-Oster

ZELTINGER SCHLOSSBERG is mineral to the MAX! I think it’s time to give this vineyard its due: it’s a great Grand Cru site, fully deserving the status of a Wehlener Sonnenuhr or Erdener Prälat. The pity is most of it is worked by the small growers of Zeltingen, amoung whom standards aren’t particularly high. Flavors are borealis of slate, buttressed by lime and grassy aspects. Mosel-apple is present but discreet. Medium bodied. If you love Mosels for their cussed Mosel-ness, grab these wines and hang on for dear life!

Producer:
Vintage:
2012
Country:
Germany
Region:
Mosel
Variety:
Riesling
Color:
White
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Import Partner:
Terry Theise

Tasting Notes

SOS:0 / + The wine is now more solid, with broader shoulders, more grounded in mineral and sous-bois, but every bit as impressive; even more herbal (balsam, woodruff ) and less apple-y; more intensity, power and sternness. While I’m not convinced that every “GG” has to be Serious Business, this wine delivers.

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