2020 Hofmann Estate Riesling Trocken

A German Riesling for when you feel like taking off your Riesling training wheels.

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Some might call this wine dry, some might call it off-dry but what's the point of labels when the wine is this good?

It's almost as if this wine visited Australia and slept with a Riesling in the Clare Valley. It's quintessentially German, true to its roots with a teaspoon of residual sugar for sweetness but the acidity is off-the-charts racy and the combination works really well.

If you feel like experimenting with a German then this could be a good place to start. And if you want a lively, versatile and extremely food-friendly wine? Ditto.

On the stretch between Mainz and Bingen, nestled roughly 5 km away from the banks of the Rhine River, lies the wine village of Appenheim. Some 20 million years ago the tendrils of the primordial sea reached this spot in northern Rheinhessen. The best vineyards bear witness to that history through their composition of shell limestone from the Tertiary Age and the wines of incredible minerality and expressiveness that they produce.

Hofmann’s Rieslings reflect the unique geological and climatic advantages of this very special place.

89 Points - "Rheinhessen ahoy! A younger gen couple doing these wines, established 2006. Screw capped for your pleasure.
Lime ice blocks, melted. Zesty, sweet citrusy and yet finishes pretty and dry. An entry level style, shows great vitality, tartness and freshness. Really mouth-watering and frisky. A no brainer for chugging down ice cold." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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