2017 Keller Rieslaner Auslese 375ml

Rheinhessen, Germany

Outstanding dessert wine from Germany. A half-bottle of pristine, juicy pleasure.


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About The Wine

Keller is one of the world's greatest dry Riesling producers but this beauty is neither dry or a Riesling - Rieslaner is a cross between Riesling and Sylvaner, and works most successfully in the production of sweeter style wines, such as ausleses.

Rich lychee, peach and ginger notes abound, along with tart limes and a real racy lusciousness. All aged in stainless steel, so no oak involved.

Could age beautifully but damn irresistible right now.

About Keller

The wines of Klaus-Peter Keller are legendary - these are some of the most collectable dry Rieslings in the world. Many believe him to have single-handedly caused the 'Renaissance in the Rheinhessen', where's he has elevated forgotten vineyards to something akin to holy status.

His fanatical and fastidious work in the vineyard creates wines of rare power and yet incredible finesse. Each berry is inspected. Each vine interrogated meticulously. His Rieslings are pure, focused as a laser and rightfully command some of the highest prices in the world.

Klaus-Peter Keller in the vineyard
Klaus-Peter Keller in the vineyard
Rheinhessen, Germany
Additional Info

From The Producer

This 2017 Rieslaner Auslese is from a small vineyard that my father bought my mother as a Christmas gift in 1991. My mother was never been interested in jewels etc .... so her dream was to make a Rieslaner from old vines – and the vines at that time were 35yo already and produced fantastic quality. When in mid 90s our Rieslaner won in a blind tasting against Chateau d´Yquem, there was even a little Rieslaner hype. The fruit is a bit more exotic than Riesling (more mango, passionfruit, pineapple), racy acidity, very fresh, pure and with focused complex flavours. K.P. Keller.

Blend : Rieslaner (100%)
Drink Until : 2040

Klaus-Peter Keller
Klaus-Peter Keller
Rheinhessen, Germany
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"This is 375ml and as the name suggests a blend of riesling and silvaner, and a sweet wine. Quite exotic, in the best sense of exotic as a word. Gosh this is delicious, judiciously sweet, candied apples, touch of ginger, juicy but cut with shard of tart acidity, exceptional glossy texture and length, so very fresh. It’s a pristine, bright utterly delicious sweet wine with not a hair out of place. I’m not drinking at the moment and goddamn it tested willpower. No one else around me resisted. I did, they failed, It’s one of those wines. Steel yourself. Unreal.


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