2019 Prinz Fruhernberg Trocken

Highly Rated
A complex Rheingau wine, that showcases the subtle power and concentration which makes German Riesling so special.

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From a single plot of vines of less than a hectare in total, this Riesling from Prinz, like all his single vineyard wines, is a unique single-site representation of the varietal.

The slightly sandy and stony loam soils are the dominant terroir in Fruhernberg. With a steep, south-facing slope upon which the vines grow. Due to the nutrient deficient soil and the intense sunshine, the vines grow only moderately, thus producing tiny berries of exceptional concentration.

Restrained a touch at first, the wine opens with time and air, unfurling an array of fine citrus and sweet stone fruit characters alongside the hallmark minerality and spice. There is a wonderful tension to this wine between delicacy and concentration, richness, and an ethereal lightness. It really is a masterclass in German elegance and precision.

The name "Früh (r) nberg" has two different meanings: due to the very good exposure, the entire development during the vegetation period is a little earlier than in comparable vineyards in Hallgarten.

The (small) grapes were golden yellow and ripe, some also overripe with a very low proportion of raisin berries. They were pressed directly, fermented in stainless steel for about 8 weeks and left on the yeast until the beginning of March.

95 Points - "This Rheingau masterpiece is so delicate at the front (spring blossoms, citrus zest and white peaches) that you don’t see it coming until the stunning succulence and concentration hit you. Then the wine flips back to become super subtle at the very long finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold." James Suckling (James Suckling)

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