2019 Muller-Catoir Burgergarten Riesling

Highly Rated
No wonder this single vineyard has been planted with Riesling for over 700 years. This dry German white is deliciously full flavoured, round and concentrated.

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Given that the gently sloping sandstone hills of the Burgergarten vineyard were planted over 700 years ago, it’s got great form for Riesling.

And being one of the German landscape’s warmer southern territories, Pfalz wines are deliciously round and concentrated.

Pinned by pithy, razor sharp freshness and hints of smoke, this generous white is magnificently full flavoured.

One of the oldest recorded vineyards in the Pfalz, the Burgergarten is an esteemed Grosses Gewachs site with deep sandy soils. Fruit for this Erste Lage bottling comes from Gehren and Aspen areas of this vineyard.

Vines are 40 years old, organically farmed and naturally fermented.

The wine is given extended lees contact, matured in a mix of stainless steel tanks and old 600 litre halbstuck barrels.

96 Points - “There’s so much peach and apricot beauty in this glass of dry riesling that you feel thankful to the power of nature that made it possible. So deep and so vibrant, but it’s the elegance that makes it shine like a diamond. Very long, silky finish that doesn’t want to let go. From organically grown grapes.” - Stuart Pigott (JamesSuckling.com)

92 Points - 'The 2019 Bürgergarten Riesling is clear and dusty/stony on the pure and puristic yet aromatic and distinctive nose that shows notes of crushed stones as well as ripe and elegant fruit. On the palate, this is a juicy, round, quite concentrated, almost mouth-filling yet also pure, tight, mineral and fine dry Riesling with a certain phenolic grip and a clear, salty finish.'' - Stephan Reinhardt (The Wine Advocate)

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