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Bassermann-Jordan 2017 Kalkofen Riesling Grand Cru dry

Bassermann-Jordan 2017 Kalkofen Riesling Grand Cru dry

Regular price £62.10

The vineyard is located on the western brim of the town of Deidesheim, in the center of the Palatinate wine growing area. The name of the vineyard Kalkofen is related to an old limestone-brick oven in the middle-ages. This indicates a high content of limestone in
this part of the vineyards, which offers a lot of minerality to the vines.
The exposition of the vineyard is east, south-east, which guarantees a lot of direct sun influence from the early morning to the late afternoon.

Picked by hand, selected several times. Pressed for 5 hours, settled for 24 hours, fermented in traditional oak (Stückfass) of 1200 liters with indigenous yeast.

On the nose: Fresh nuts, earthy minerality, lime and stone fruits.

On the palate: Good balance between extract and acidity, salty minerality.

Soil: Sandy and clay soils with several in-layers of limestone.

Food recommendation: Fits perfectly with seafood and poultry.

Alcohol:        13,0% vol.
Res. sugar:    3,0 g/l
Acidity:         7,0 g/l

This is an organic wine.