Krötenpfuhl Grosses Gewächs, Dönnhoff 2018

GW18318
A rich yet extremely elegant Großes Gewächs, spicy with a finely chiselled minerality and fruit, and a concentrated depth of flavours - classic Krötenpfuhl!
£41.00 per bottle
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Type White
ABV 13.0%
Bottle Size 75 cl
Country Germany
Region Germany
Area Rhine
Sub Area Nahe
Style Dry and crisp
Vintage 2018
Major Grape Riesling
Grapes 100% Riesling
Drinking Guide Drink or Keep
Food Match Asian, Japanese
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“A glorious vintage” said one grower, amongst many superlatives being bandied about for 2018. For the first time in 10 years growers are happy with the quantity and the quality. The resulting wines are pure, rich, aromatic, and show a fine acidity. An early harvest following frost earlier in the season means 2017 has produced excellent light, fruity wines with great finesse. Weather conditions were tricky in 2016 and growers had to earn their stripes; the early season was wet, which reduced yields, followed by a hot summer with cool nights bringing excellent aromatics but with wines a little lighter than 2015. The brilliant 2015 vintage took place in ideal conditions and produced wonderfully ripe wines in all styles. Kabinetts are a bit short in quantity but the dry wines especially are very approachable. 2014 saw a good crop of light, well-balanced wines with well-integrated acidity. This followed the rather lower yielding 2013 which afforded the wines good acid structure. 2012 and 2011 both produced high quality wines. Like 2013, 2010 was another low-yielding vintage, giving concentrated wines with good acidity. On the other hand, 2009 was a great vintage with a warm, dry, consistent growing season.

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