Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg Riesling Spätlese 2018


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The Abtsberg Spätlese is a selection from vineyard parcels harvested late in the season. The longer hang time produces more fully developed aromas and flavors, and greater complexity. The Abtsberg vineyard is one of the greatest sites in all of Germany, with wines characterized by a fine structure, subtle minerality and great delicacy

Grape Variety: 100% Riesling
Vineyard Source: Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg
Soil Type: Blue Devonian slate
Age of Vines: 40 years, average
Vineyard Management: Practicing organic, but not certified
Harvest Method: Selective hand picking
Vinification: Native yeast fermentation in Fuder casks; stopped by chilling