Geil, Rieslaner BA (375ml), 2018

$34.99
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Johannes Geil farms 30 hectares of Riesling and many forgotten varieties, including this one, Rieslaner, a very high acid, textural cross of Riesling and Silvaner, in the village of Bechtheim in Rheinhessen. His ancestors were some of the very first to cultivate and bottle wine here and plantings in Bechtheim were recognized as superior in the tax maps of 1780. Yields are lower than the regional average and with a continuous effort of fine tuning every aspect of the operation, every vintage.

"Delicate, grapefruity and herbal; it’s discreet from recent bottling, true to the variety but not blatant. This and the Muscat are simply two good tasting wines. This one’s angular yet creamy with the agreeable ending sourness of the grape." - Terry Theise

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Geil

Johannes Geil farms 30 hectares of Riesling and many forgotten varieties in the village of Bechtheim. His ancestors were some of the very first to cultivate and bottle wine here and plantings in Bechtheim were recognized as superior in the tax maps of 1780.

Details

  • Country

    Germany

  • Region

    Rheinhessen

  • Grape Variety

    Rieslaner

  • Vintage

    2018

  • Size

    375ml

  • Farming Practice

    Sustainable

  • Pair With

    Drink On Its Own , Drink With Spicy Food

  • Sweetness

    Sweet

  • Body

    Full Bodied