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Egon Muller-Scharzhof 'Le Gallais' Wiltinger Braune Kupp Riesling Spatlese 2014
Egon Muller-Scharzhof 'Le Gallais' Wiltinger Braune Kupp Riesling Spatlese 2014


 
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Bottle-size : 75cl

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The Rieslings from Egon Müller are widely recognised as amongst the very best in Germany today. He has just under 8 hectares of vines in the world-famous Scharzhofberg vineyard, which includes 3 hectares of ungrafted Riesling vines from the 19th century. Grapes are hand-harvested and then pressed without any skin contact before being fermented in large, 1000 litre oak casks in the natural, cool and deep cellars. The wines are usually bottled 6 months later. Müller`s sweet Rieslings are arguably the finest in Mosel, while his Kabinett and Spätlese wines are unusually fine and elegant. Egon III extended the winery in 1954 by purchasing Weingut "Le Gallais". This winery with 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) vines in Wiltingen, comprising the single vineyards „Kupp“ and „braune Kupp“ hailed originally from family Metz.

The bright-colored 2014 Wiltinger Braune Kupp Riesling Spätlese #4 was picked before the rain and offers a superbly clear, bright and complex bouquet of great charisma and complexity, with nectarine aromas. Full-bodied, round and highly elegant on the palate, this is an intense, lush and well structured Spätlese with finesse and piquancy, and a long and elegant finish. A great Spätlese! Wine Advocate 94

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