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The Flonheimer Weisser Riesling from the Espenhof winery presents itself in the glass in an intense straw yellow with greenish reflections and delights with its straight and lively bouquet. This contains the wonderful aromas of pears, crisp apples and citrus fruit. These fruit notes are accompanied by subtle earthy and herbal nuances.
This white wine is perfectly balanced with its vital acidity and dry fruit.
Vinification for the Flonheimer Weisser Riesling from the Espenhof Winery
This white wine is made from Riesling of the locations Flonheimer Binger Berg „Kisselberg“ and Uffhofener La Roche. The vines grow there on the southern slope on soils with a sandy loess loam surface. In the underground, shellfish limestone and rocky gravel soils on Kisselberg provide an intense minerality.
The grapes for this white wine are hand-picked, gently pressed and spontaneously fermented in stainless steel tanks and barrels, including Wachau oak. Subsequently, the wine is fermented slowly and stored in the whole-yeast storage until bottled.
Food recommendation for the Flonheimer Weisser Riesling from the Espenhof Winery
Enjoy this dry white wine as an aperitif, with light appetizers, Asian dishes, grilled chicken breast in cream and lemon sauce, chanterelles or porcini dumplings.
Awards for the Flonheimer Weisser Riesling from the Espenhof Winery
- Jancis Robinson: 16.5 points (vintage 2015)
- Falstaff Germany: 89 points (vintage 2015)
- Gault Milllau: 86 points (vintage 2012)
- Eichelmann: 84 points (vintage 2011)
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|Type of Wine:||White wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||7,9|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||5,1|
|Sub region:||Flonheim (DE)|
|Occasion & Theme:||Apéritif , balcony/patio , to enjoy during the week , barbecue , Picknick|
|Location:||Flonheimer Binger Berg , Uffhofener La Roche|
|Ageing in:||stainless steel tank|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||Q.b.A. Qualitätswein bestimmter Anbaugebiete|
|Awards:||Falstaff - 89 Punkte , Gault & Millau - 86 Punkte , Jancis Robinson - 16.5 Punkte|
|Soil:||Lime , Sand , loess|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank , Austrian Oak , sur lie|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||Peach , Green apple , ripe apple , Lemon|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Food Pairing:||Light dishes , Bright and hearty dishes|
|Glass recommendation:||White wine glass|
|Bottle design & equipment:||Schlegel bottle , classic|
|Bottle size in l:||0,75|
|Shutter type:||Twist lock (Stelvin)|
|Shelf life in years from vintage:||8|
|Alcohol % ABV:||12,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Weingut Espenhof - Hauptstraße 81 - 55237 Flonheim - Deutschland|