2019 Von Hovel Scharzhofberger Spatlese Riesling

Highly Rated
Intensely spicy, slaty German Riesling in an off-dry Spatlese style. Another magnificent 2019 vintage release.

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The Spatlese incarnations of great German Rieslings might be our favourite styles; the freshness and crackle of acidity shows prominently, and the layers of richness and fruit sweetness reveal complex present-day drinking and future cellaring joy.

Von Hovel's Scharzhofberg Spatlese from the renowned 2019 vintage includes elements of spice, slate and mineral salts, and a richer tropical fruit profile with lime, mango and pineapple flavours abundant.

Just a world-class white wine from a significantly great vintage. We're sad to only have few bottles available.

The Scharzhofberg is one of the most famous and demanding vineyards in the world. Only Riesling grows on its slopes, which gets its uniquely delicate nuances from the balance between the heat storage of the weathered slate and the cold winds of the Hunsrück. The wines that come from this location achieve top prices at auctions and it is not for nothing that the myth of Scharzhofberg is spoken of. We are proud to own 2.85 hectares in the world's most famous Riesling vineyard.

Taste: intense grapefruit with local herb basket, very mineral, intense saltiness

95 Points - "Honeysuckle, mint, flint, mango and apple. Succulent, floral mouth-perfume, a fine dusting of powdery texture, some green herb and pineapple, subtle parmesan rind and saline character, juicy acidity and a long cool finish. Terrific." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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