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Kranz 2017 Ranschbach Riesling Rotliegend dry

Kranz 2017 Ranschbach Riesling Rotliegend dry

Regular price £21.55

Site: The era of the Rotliegend was a time of intensified of volcanic activity. The Rotliegend volcanic mainly produced quartz porphyry in the form of lava flows. In this era it was very hot and dry, the red colour soil still shows this and is due to iron compounds (hematite) that were formed in this climate. The pressure of overlays of clay silt and loose sand created a solid rock, which is geologically known today as the "Rotliegende". The vineyards in this area are very steep.

Wine: A spicy Riesling with a refreshing and animated acidity. It has juicy fruit flavours and a mineralic touch of the terroir.

Vinification: Gentle processing of the grapes, controlled fermentation, stainless steel tanks.

Food pairing recommendations: Seafood, oysters, scallops and poultry dishes.

Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Res. sugar: 3,2 g/l
Acidity: 9,0 g/l

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