TASTING NOTES VDP.GROSSE GEWÄCHSE

SILVANER FRANKEN
Stein 2015 Silvaner Bürgerspital zum Hl. Geist restrained / supple fruit / concentrated / underlying fresh acid / medium length / 16,0+
Stein 2015 Silvaner Staatlicher Hofkeller Würzburg pear / smoky notes / medium body / lacks structure and concentration / slightly unbalanced acid / 15,0
Stein-Harfe 2015 Silvaner Bürgerspital zum Hl. Geist closed / floral / mineral notes / leaner style / fresh acid / needs time / 16,5+
Kallmuth 2015 Silvaner Fürst Löwenstein forward / ripe  / broad / clumsy / never a GG / 14,5
Rothlauf 2015 Silvaner Schwab pear / pure nose / luscius / soft texture / lacks a bit structure but shows good balance / fresh finish / 15,5
Am Lumpen 1655 2015 Silvaner Michael Fröhlich pure / stony notes / intense / warm alcohol / medium yet balancing acid / leacks greatness / 15,0
Am Lumpen 1655 2015 Silvaner Horst Sauer pure / vibrant fruit / very good freshness and energy / salty / long / 17,0
Am Lumpen 1655 2015 Silvaner Rainer Sauer ripe fruit / focused nose / concentrated / much extract / underlying balancing acid / dense / long / very good / 17,5+
Stein 2015 Silvaner Am Stein, Ludwig Knoll spontaneous fermentation notes / stony / medium body / good freshness / needs time / fresh medium long finish / 16,5
Mönchshof 2015 Silvaner Bickel-Stumpf ripe forward nose / full body / high extract / lacks energy / medium length / 15,5
Maustal 2015 Silvaner Zehnthof Luckert vibrant nose / medium  body / fresh acid / shows energy but lacks a bit structure / good length / 16,0
Küchenmeister “Hoheleite” 2015 Silvaner Weltner pure / lively nose / good energy / salty impression / medium concentration and length / 16,0+
Schlossberg 2015 Silvaner Fürstlich Castell’sches Domänenamt floral notes / pear / forward / fullish / good extrakt / warm alcohol / lacks freshness / medium length / 15,5
Julius-Echter-Berg 2014 Silvaner Juliusspital Würzburg stony notes / moderate ripe fruit / full body / warm alcohol / sturdy / needs time / difficult stage / NR
Rothlauf 2015 Silvaner Rudolf May ripe nose / full body / lot of extrakt / soft texture / medium length 16,5+
Langenberg “Himmelspfad” 2015 Silvaner Rudolf May intense very ripe nose / medium body / more freshness than Rothlauf / very good length / 17,0+
Stein 2014 Silvaner Juliusspital Würzburg mineral / floral / dense / linear / pungent yet balanced acid / salty notes / good length / needs time / more Stein rather than Silvaner – perfect! / 17,0
Pfülben 2015 Silvaner Schmitt’s Kinder forward / pear / good acid / lacks depth and concentration / medium length / 16,0
RIESLING MOSEL
Kirchberg 2015 Riesling Heymann-Löwenstein balsamic / slightly reductive / firm / grippy / lacks energy / medium length / 16,0
Stolzenberg 2015 Riesling Heymann-Löwenstein concentrated nose / dense / four-square / piercing acid / needs time / 16,5
Uhlen “Blaufüßer Lay” 2015 Riesling Heymann-Löwenstein dump nose / moderate drive and freshness / definitly not my prefered style / 16,0
Uhlen “Laubach” 2015 Riesling Heymann-Löwenstein a bit more lifted / grippy / balsamic / a bit clumsy /  static / medium length / 16,0-
Marienburg 2015 Riesling Clemens Busch vibrant fruit / dynamic / stony-slaty notes / much more life than HL / medium length / 16,5
Marienburg “Rothenpfad” 2015 Riesling Clemens Busch concentrated fruit / floral components / medium weight / sligthly off-dry / good length / 16,5+
Marienburg “Fahrlay” 2015 Riesling Clemens Busch pure / concentrated nose / structured / underlying racy acid / good grip and concentration / long supple finish / 17,5+
Marienburg “Falkenlay” 2015 Riesling Clemens Busch ripe / slightly reductive / floral / piercing yet balanced acid / leaner style / good energy / fresh long finish / 17,0
Treppchen 2015 Riesling Dr. Loosen ripe fruit / soft / textured / good balance but lacks character  / a bit boring / 16,0
Prälat 2015 Riesling Dr. Loosen pure / concentrated fruit / soft / luscious / more depth than Treppchen / dry finish / 17,0
Würzgarten 2015 Riesling Dr. Loosen pure / ripe / restrained yet concentrated fruit / good substance but lacks definition / 16,5
Sonnenuhr 2015 Riesling Schloss Lieser restrained / reductive  / lean / luscious / underlying acid / slightly balanced RS / good focus / needs time / 17,0++
Sonnenuhr 2015 Riesling Dr. Loosen forward / sweet delicate fruit / nearly off-dry / lean / good focus / lot of finesse / good substance / classic / 17,5+
Sonnenuhr “Alte Reben” 2015 Riesling S. A. Prüm delicate nose / slightly off-dry / lean / good concentration and energy / lacks a bit brilliance / good length / 17,0
Sonnenuhr 2015 Riesling Geheimrat J. Wegeler restrained / sllghtly difuse / lacks precision and focus / medium length / 16,0
Josephshöfer 2015 Riesling Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt lean / simple / hollow / disappointing / 14,0
Himmelreich 2015 Riesling Dr. Loosen ripe / pure / mineral notes / lean / fresh / good energy / very good depth and concentration / long / 18,0
Domprobst 2015 Riesling Dr. Loosen pure / ripe fruit / more texture than Himmelreich / pungent acid / 17,0
Domprobst “Prevot” 2015 Riesling S. A. Prüm “sweet” ripe nose / lean / supple / lacks definition / consumer friendly style / slightly sweet finish / 16,5
Ohligsberg 2015 Riesling Reinhold Haart ripe / lean / simple style / no expression / 15,0
Niederberg Helden 2015 Riesling Schloss Lieser reductive / lean / very good substance / precise / long / 17,5
Hofberg 2015 Riesling Grans-Fassian ripe / forward / luscious / slightly off-dry / lacks energy and focus / medium length / 16,0
Laurentiuslay 2015 Riesling Grans-Fassian supple / textured / good concentration / forward style / fresh finish / 17,0
Goldberg 2015 Riesling van Volxem reductive / dense / structured / balancing fresh acid / medium length / 16,5
Altenberg 2015 Riesling von Othegraven forward / ripe / lot of extract / luscious / very good freshness / shows depth and length / 17,0+
Volz 2015 Riesling van Volxem reductive / high extract / dense / grippy / good structure and length / 17,0
Scharzhofberger 2015 Riesling van Volxem pure / reductive / vibrant fruit / lean / shows depth / good freshness / long finish / pure style / 17,5+
Rausch 2015 Riesling Forstmeister Geltz-Zilliken forward / citrus / clean nose / soft / nearly off-dry / lean / some exotic flavours / medium length / 16,5
RIESLING MITTELRHEIN
Engelstein 2015 Riesling Matthias Müller restrained / pure / medium weight / leaner style / good focus / lacks depth / medium length / 16,5
St. Jost 2015 Riesling Ratzenberger citrus flavours / textured / soft / lacks structure / easy drinking style / relatively short / 15,0
Wolfshöhle 2015 Riesling Ratzenberger pure / forward / medium weight / missing depth and focus / fresh finish / 15,5
Im Hahn 2015 Riesling Toni Jost – Hahnenhof chemical nose / soft / undefined / lacks structure / disappointing / 14,5
Oelsberg 2015 Riesling Lanius-Knab firn / lean / no structure and depth / really disappointing / 14,0
RIESLING RHEINGAU
Nonnberg 2015 Riesling Joachim Flick pure / citrus / forward / good focus / mineral / lean style / light phenolic finish / 16,5
Hölle Kantelborn 2015 Riesling Joachim Flick aromatic / pure / textured / medium weight / underlying minerality / shows good focus and length / 16,5++
Hölle 2015 Riesling Künstler vibrant fruit / forward / stony notes / phenolic / lacks finesse / slightly bitter finish / 15,5
Königin Victoriaberg 2015 Riesling Joachim Flick restrained / pure / supple / good grip / light phenolic structure / medium weight and length / 16,5+
Kirchenstück 2015 Riesling Künstler difuse nose / bitter orange / clumsy / phenolic / robust / 15,0
Kirchenstück 2015 Riesling Domdechant Werner’sches Weingut forward / honey touch / juicy / soft / lacks structure / light bitter finish / 15,5
Domdechaney 2015 Riesling Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach ripe fruit / forward / soft / quite simple structure / lacks concentration / 15,0
Domdechaney 2015 Riesling Domdechant Werner’sches Weingut forward/ grapefruit / supple / soft / shows good balance / medium length / good but not great / 16,0
Gräfenberg 2015 Riesling Robert Weil pure / crystalline / floral / linear / precise / classic Rheingau style / mineral long finish / needs time / nearly great / 18,0+
Langenberg 2015 Riesling Diefenhardt’sches Weingut ripe apple / mushy / lacks everything / never a GG / 14,5
Hohenrain 2015 Riesling Jakob Jung spontaneous notes / herbal / pungent yet balanced acid / good structure and balance / medium length / 16,5+
Hohenrain 2015 Riesling Achim Ritter und Edler von Oetinger pure / intense citrus-grapefruit flavours / medium weight / lacks finesse and energy / 15,5
Marcobrunn 2015 Riesling Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach aromatic fruit / lively / forward / uncomplicated / lacks greatness / medium length / 16,0
Marcobrunn 2015 Riesling Achim Ritter und Edler von Oetinger firn notes / phenolic / bitter / robust / 15,0
Siegelsberg 2015 Riesling Jakob Jung ripe fruit / balsamic touch / phenolic notes / grippy / shows character / medium length / 17,0
Wisselbrunnen 2015 Riesling Barth reductive / lean / introverted / grippy / masculin style / 16,0+
Wisselbrunnen 2015 Riesling Balthasar Ress ripe nose / balsamic / light bitter notes / medium weight and length / 16,5
Wisselbrunnen 2015 Riesling Josef Spreitzer herbal / pure / light bitter refreshing notes / dense / good structure / needs time / fresh salty finish / 17,0+
Nussbrunnen 2015 Riesling Georg Müller Stiftung reductive / herbal / piercing acid / lean / lacks finesse / 15,0
Nussbrunnen 2015 Riesling Balthasar Ress balsamic / herbal / “Roussillon” nose / lot of extract / fullish / straight forward / good length / 17,0+
Jungfer 2015 Riesling Prinz reductive / lean / nearly off-dry / firn notes / lacks dimension and character / 15,0
St. Nikolaus 2014 Riesling Peter Jakob Kühn complex nose / etheral / balsamic / dense / creamy / structured / needs time / fresh salty finish / 18,0
St. Nikolaus 2015 Riesling F.B. Schönleber lactic notes / lean / agian much lactic notes / strange wine /  NR
St. Nikolaus 2015 Riesling Josef Spreitzer pure / balsamic / vibrant / energetic / salty / good grip and length / 17,5+
Baikenkopf 2015 Riesling Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach forward / aromatic / herbal nuances / medium weight / lacks concentration and length / 15,5
Doosberg 2015 Riesling August Eser pure / floral / supple / good extract / grippy / lacks finesse / powerful wine / 16,5
Doosberg 2014 Riesling Peter Jakob Kühn developed / lifted / ripe grapefruit / balsamic / leaner than STN / good energy / refreshing acid / good length / 17,5+
Rosengarten 2015 Riesling Josef Spreitzer pure / complex nose / vibrant / lean / supple fruit / balanced / medium weight / 16,5+
Rosengarten 2015 Riesling Geheimrat J. Wegeler reductive / slightly off-dry / lean / compact / 16,0
Schlossberg 2015 Riesling Schloss Vollrads restrained / minty / herbal / dry / grippy / lacks a bit finesse / good length / 16,5
Hasensprung 2015 Riesling Fritz Allendorf vibrant nose / floral / lean / good focus and structure / dry / salty / dynamic / very good / 17,5+
Hasensprung 2015 Riesling Prinz von Hessen ripe fruit / floral / medium weight / underlying fresh acid / ok / 15,5
Jesuitengarten 2015 Riesling Fritz Allendorf epressive nose / herbal / structured / shows backbone / pungent yet balanced acid / good length / 17,0
Jesuitengarten 2015 Riesling Prinz von Hessen pure / restrained / nearly off-dry / lean / supple / good freshness / 15,5+
Klaus 2015 Riesling Prinz von Hessen pure / focused nose / lean / good grip / dryer than the other wines / elegant style / 16,5
Schloss Johannisberger 2015 Riesling Domäne Schloss Johannisberg pure / concentrated fruit / very good substance / fresh balancing acid / needs time for developing complexity / classic style / 17,0
Hölle 2015 Riesling Johannishof pure nose / supple / good energy / balanced / good grip / dry / clean finish / 16,5+
Berg Roseneck 2015 Riesling Fritz Allendorf intense herbal notes / supple / very good substance / balancing acid / good length / 17,0
Berg Roseneck 2015 Riesling Leitz flinty / mineral / lean / good focus, grip and energy / mineral finish / 17,0
Rothenberg 2015 Riesling Geheimrat J. Wegeler oaky notes / compact / dense / lacks energy / fresh finish / 16,5
Berg Rottland 2015 Riesling Johannishof ripe vibrant fruit / lean / fresh / supple / good balance and length / 16,5+
Berg Rottland 2015 Riesling Künstler restrained / floral / good structure / light phenolic notes / herbal / good grip / linear / the best wine of the 2015 Künstler collection / 17,0+
Berg Rottland 2015 Riesling Leitz restrained / balsamic / very good structure / high energy / grippy / long / very good wine / 18,0
Berg Rottland 2015 Riesling G. H. von Mumm’sches Weingut dense / lot of extract / lacks the energy of Leitz / good length / 16,5+
Berg Schlossberg 2015 Riesling August Kesseler clean / intense citrus fruit / supple / lean / good drive and freshness / mineral finish / 17,0
Berg Schlossberg 2015 Riesling Künstler attractive nose / ripe / peachy / light phenolic strucure / very good freshness / clean long finish / 17,0
Berg Schlossberg 2015 Riesling Leitz restrained / citrus / compact / salty palate sensation / closed at the moment / clean long finish / 17,0++
Berg Schlossberg 2015 Riesling Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach ripe grapefruit / luscious / ripe yet focused fruit / lot of charme / good freshness / medium length / 16,5+
Berg Schlossberg 2015 Riesling Geheimrat J. Wegeler balsamic / ripe apple / good extract / has not the focus of the others / good length / 16,5
Berg Kaisersteinfels 2015 Riesling Leitz ripe complex fruit / lean style / fresh / herbal / great purity / very good frip and length / 18,0
RIESLING NAHE
Pittermännchen 2015 Riesling Schlossgut Diel restrained / a bit reductive / lean / linear / elegant style / good focus and length / 17,5
Pittermännchen 2015 Riesling Joh. Bapt. Schäfer restrained / very good extract / balancing acid / shows energy  / mineral components / good length / 17,0+
Goldloch 2015 Riesling Schlossgut Diel pure / fine nose / good grip anf focus / vibrant / long / 17,5+
Goldloch 2015 Riesling Joh. Bapt. Schäfer concentrated nose / mineral / good energy / behind Diehl / / 17,0
Burgberg 2015 Riesling Schlossgut Diel fine nose / aromatic / good extract / texured / mineral finish / medium length / 17,0+
Burgberg 2015 Riesling Kruger-Rumpf forward / robust style / lacks finesse anf focus /a bit hollow /  medium length / 15,5
Dellchen 2015 Riesling Dönnhoff pure / subtle /  good depth / very elegant / long fresh finish / 17,5
Rotenberg 2015 Riesling Gut Hermannsberg reductive / supple / lot of extract / structured / medium length / very good focus / 18,0
Steinberg 2015 Riesling Gut Hermannsberg reductive / firm / structured / dense / muscular / good freshness / long / 18,0++
Hermannshöhle 2015 Riesling Dönnhoff restrained / aromatic fruit / perfect ripeness / geschliffen / lot of depth / cristalline / long / fine / 18,5
Brücke 2015 Riesling Dönnhoff forward nose / fruit driven / luscious / textured / not the structure of D. or H.  / 16,5
Kupfergrube 2015 Riesling Schäfer-Fröhlich reductive / linear / compact / firm / 16,5
Felsenberg 2015 Riesling Dr. Crusius forward / ripe fruit / supple fruit / lacks structure anf focus / medium length 16,5
Felsenberg “Felsentürmchen” 2015 Riesling Dönnhoff subtle nose / precise / good extract / has not the dimension of Dellchen and Hermannshöhle / 17,0
Felsenberg 2015 Riesling Schäfer-Fröhlich reductive / lean / precise / really closed at the moment / medium length / 17,0
Felseneck 2015 Riesling Schäfer-Fröhlich reductive / introverted / medium weight and length / 16,5
Frühlingsplätzchen 2015 Riesling Emrich-Schönleber vibrant fruit / supple / mineral / elegant / very good depth and length / 18,0
Frühlingsplätzchen 2015 Riesling Schäfer-Fröhlich reductive / precise structure / pungent yet balanced acid / mineral / very good / 17,5+
Halenberg 2015 Riesling Emrich-Schönleber restrained / puristic / lot of depth / salty / long / great potential / 18,5
Halenberg 2015 Riesling Schäfer-Fröhlich reductive / compact / monolithic / structured / good potential but lacks the greatness of ES / 17,5
RIESLING RHEINHESSEN
Kirchberg 2015 Riesling Prinz Salm fruit driven / aromatic nose / medium weight / clumsy / unbalanced acid / 15,0
Scharlachberg 2015 Riesling Kruger-Rumpf concentrated fruit / fruit driven style / good substance but lacks real structure / medium length / 16,0
Scharlachberg 2015 Riesling Prinz Salm slightly reductive / good extract / supple fruit / balancing acid / better than Kirchberg / mineral finish / 16,5
Schloss Westerhaus 2015 Riesling Schloss Westerhaus reductive / medium body / lacks focus / clean finish / medium length / 15,5
Rothenberg 2015 Riesling Gunderloch concentrated fruit / dense / supple / soft texture / lacks a bit greatness but very good / salty finish / 17,0
Rothenberg “wurzelecht” 2015 Riesling Kühling-Gillot mineral / smoky / dense / concentrated / lot of structure / great vineyard expression / long / impressive / 18,5+
Pettenthal 2015 Riesling Gunderloch lifted nose / clean fruit / vibrant / leaner style / fresh finish / good but not great / 16,5+
Pettenthal 2015 Riesling Kühling-Gillot concentrated nose / very good substance / underlying vibrant acid / almost perfect / fresh salty finish / 18,0+
Pettenthal 2015 Riesling Rappenhof pure / attractive fruit / luscoius / not the structure of KG / medium length / 16,0
Pettenthal 2015 Riesling St. Antony concentrated fruit / grapefruit / dense / shows good substance and concentration / does not have the purity of KG / salty finish / 17,0+
Ölberg 2015 Riesling Kühling-Gillot pure / fruit driven / grapefruit / lusciuos / lot of texture / balancing fresh acid / clean finish / good / 17,0
Ölberg 2015 Riesling Schätzel difuse nose / lacks structure / unbalanced acid / medium length / 15,0
Hipping 2015 Riesling Gunderloch pure / vibrant / medium weight / good energy / lacks a bit backbone / good length / 17,0
Hipping 2015 Riesling Kühling-Gillot concentrated nose / pure / very good focus / brilliant / inciting / spicy finish / 17,0+
Hipping 2015 Riesling St. Antony pure / fresh fruit / lusciuos / good backbone and grip / just a bit behind KG / good length / 17,0+
Hipping 2015 Riesling Schätzel reductive / medium weight / clean finish / simple structure / 15,5
Orbel 2015 Riesling St. Antony smoky touch / medium weight / good balance / “Erste Lage” level / 16,0
Heerkretz 2015 Riesling Wagner-Stempel pure / vibrant nose / structured / firm / lot of substance / long / 17,5++
Höllberg 2015 Riesling Wagner-Stempel a bit difuse / concentrated / dense / has not the dimension of Heerkretz / good length / fresh finish / 17,0-
Aulerde 2015 Riesling Wittmann focused / slightly reductive / concentrated / lot of texture / intense / fresh / long / 17,5
Kirchspiel 2015 Riesling Wittmann restrained / concentrated nose / lot of energy / mineral / high speed wine / long / great wine / 18,5
Brunnenhäuschen 2015 Riesling Wittmann pure / complex fruit / lot of depth / high energy / salty / long / wow / 18,5
Morstein 2015 Riesling Wittmann concentrated nose / stony notes / compact / structured / high concentration / more depth but not the energy of K. and B. / great potential / salty long finish / 18,0
Hubacker 2015 Riesling Keller complex / luscious / lot of substance / very good depth / long / 17,5+
Zellerweg am Schwarzen Herrgott 2015 Riesling Battenfeld-Spanier vibrant nose / crystalline / lean / pure style / very good structure / energetic / salty long finish / 17,5+
Frauenberg 2015 Riesling Battenfeld-Spanier concentrated nose / chalky notes /  pure fruit / precise / great palate sensation / long / very good vineyard expression / 18,5
Kirchenstück 2015 Riesling Battenfeld-Spanier restrained / needs time in the glas / medium weight / mineral / pure finish / 17,0
Leckerberg 2015 Riesling Winter concentrated nose / luscious / good weight and balance / lacks a bit focus / medium, length / 16,0+
Geyersberg 2015 Riesling Winter pure / mineral components / good energy / fresh yet balanced acid / shows more focus than Leckerberg / medium length / 16,5
Kloppberg 2015 Riesling Winter ripe fruit / concentrated / good grip / mineral / shows structure and depth / good length / 16,5
RIESLING PFALZ
Schwarzer Herrgott 2015 Riesling Philipp Kuhn concentrated fuit / vibrant acid / high extract but a bit too compact / medium length / 16,5+
Mandelpfad 2015 Riesling Knipser intense fruit / medium weight / a bit hollow / lacks structure / 16,0
Steinbuckel 2015 Riesling Knipser forward / aromatic / lean / good substance / much better than Mandelpfad / 17,0++
Steinbuckel 2015 Riesling Philipp Kuhn lifted nose / herbal notes /  supple fruit / slightly dominating acid / medium length / 16,0
Kirschgarten 2015 Riesling Philipp Kuhn restrained / slightly dump nose/ dificult at this stage / (16,0?)
Im Grossen Garten 2015 Riesling Philipp Kuhn lifted / herbal notes / compact / shows more structure than the other PK´s / good length / 17,5
Weilberg 2015 Riesling Pfeffingen – Fuhrmann-Eymael clean / lifted / medium weight / good focus / compact / linear / 16,5
Herrenberg 2015 Riesling Pfeffingen – Fuhrmann-Eymael aromatic / pure nose / much more energy than Weilberg / supple fruit / medium length / 17,0+
Bürgergarten “Im Breumel” 2015 Riesling Müller-Catoir slightly difuse nose / lacks focus and structure / medium weight and length / 15,5
Saumagen 2015 Riesling Philipp Kuhn lifted / lean style / medium weight / compact / salty-stony finish / needs time / 16,5++
Saumagen 2015 Riesling Rings oppulent nose / broad / lacks finesse and character / 15,0
Michelsberg 2015 Riesling Fitz-Ritter floral / ripe stone fruit / medium weight / good energy / 16,0
Michelsberg 2015 Riesling Karl Schaefer lifted / aromatic / lacks structure / supple fruit / simple style / 15,0
Freundstück 2015 Riesling Georg Mosbacher restrained / a bit tired in the nose / lacks energy and brilliance / disappointing / 15,0
Jesuitengarten 2015 Riesling Acham-Magin clean nose / lean / piercing acid / lacks depth and structure / 15,5
Jesuitengarten 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan lifted / brilliant nose / herbal flavours / high extract / structured / powerful/ underlying fresh acid / salty long finish / needs time / 17,0++
Jesuitengarten 2015 Riesling Reichsrat von Buhl concentrated nose / ripen apple / oppulent / dense / blockbuster style / underlying balancing acid / power rather than finesse / 17,0
Kirchenstück 2015 Riesling Acham-Magin lifted / one-dimensional nose / hollow / disappointing / 14,5
Kirchenstück 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan concentrated nose / herbal / stony touch / supple fruit / dense / difficult at this stage – lacks integration / but shows good potential / 17,0++
Kirchenstück 2015 Riesling Von Winning lifted / oaky-spicy / concentrated / dense / compact / needs time / 17,5
Pechstein 2015 Riesling Acham-Magin
Pechstein 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan lifted / subtile nose / linear / good focus / vibrant / medium weight / good length / 17,0
Pechstein 2015 Riesling Reichsrat von Buhl intense / concentrated / fullish / racy balancing acid / high speed / expressive / 17,5+
Pechstein 2015 Riesling Georg Mosbacher smoky nose / harsh / really dificult at this stage / NR
Pechstein 2015 Riesling Von Winning fine oak / brilliant / luscious / shows energy / balanced oak / fresh finish / elegant style / 17,0
Meerspinne im Mandelgarten 2015 Riesling A. Christmann subtle nose / stone fruit / some herbal notes / textured / luscious / good balance / medium long balsamic finish / 17,0+
Idig 2015 Riesling A. Christmann restrained yet concentrated nose / exotic touch / structured / dense / high extract / long / 17,5
Ungeheuer 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan complex nose / floral-herbal notes / lot of extract / vibrant / very good balance / long / impressive / 17,5+
Ungeheuer 2015 Riesling Reichsrat von Buhl ripe fruit / intense / high extract / lot of structure / salty / long / French interpretation of German Riesling / 17,0+
Ungeheuer 2015 Riesling von Winning intense oak / lot of extract / concentrated / fresh / vibrant / slightly oaky finish / perfect winemaking / 17,0+
Kalkofen 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan subtle nose / balsamic touch / lively / mineral / good balance / salty finish / 17,0
Kalkofen 2015 Riesling von Winning balanced oak / lot of freshness / medium weight / elegant style / dry finish / 16,5
Grainhübel 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan lifted / attractive nose / vibrant / forward / has not the structure of the other BJ`s but really approachable wine / 16,5+
Grainhübel 2015 Riesling von Winning aromatic oak / soft / luscious / nicely balanced / good drive / 16,5++
Langenmorgen 2015 Riesling A. Christmann forward / exotic flavours / luscious / lacks the concentration and structure of Idig and Meerspinne / good length / 16,5
Langenmorgen 2015 Riesling von Winning closed / slightly dump / smoky / soft / uncomplicated / good freshness / medium length / oaky finish / 16,0
Kieselberg 2015 Riesling Reichsrat von Buhl lifted / vibrant nose / dynamic / good structure / medium weight / good length / 17,0
Kieselberg 2015 Riesling Georg Mosbacher herbal / medium weight / pronounced RS / simple structure / no finesse but better than the other two GG`s / 16,0
Kieselberg 2015 Riesling von Winning restrained / smoky / supple fruit / slightly hollow / medium length / 16,0
Hohenmorgen 2015 Riesling Geh. Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan balsamic-herbal notes / good energy / balanced / medium weight and length / 16,0+
Reiterpfad “Hofstück” 2014 Riesling Reichsrat von Buhl slightly developed / stony notes / grippy / firm / compact / medium length / individual style / 17,0
Reiterpfad “In der Hohl” 2015 Riesling Reichsrat von Buhl lifted / ripe nose / good precision / concentrated fruit / linear / dry finish / 17,0+
Reiterpfad “Hofstück” 2015 Riesling A. Christmann fine nose / elegant style / luscious / lot of texture / underlying fresh acidity / good length / 17,0
Im Sonnenschein 2015 Riesling Ökonomierat Rebholz pure / chalky notes / structured / grippy / puristic / fresh long finish / 17,5+
“Ganz Horn” Im Sonnenschein 2015 Riesling Ökonomierat Rebholz concentrated nose / high extract / energetic / very good focus / clean long finish / very good potential / fine / 18,0+
Kastanienbusch 2015 Riesling Ökonomierat Rebholz ripe fruit / herbal components / dense / fullish / warm yet balanced alcohol / good freshness / long slightly warm finish / 17,5+
Kastanienbusch 2015 Riesling Dr. Wehrheim concentrated fruit / forward / supple / balanced / good grip, focus and length / 17,0+
Kastanienbusch “Köppel” 2015 Riesling Dr. Wehrheim ripe forward nose / very pure / lot of extract / more texture than K. / underlying vibrant acid / good structure / 17,5
Kalmit 2015 Riesling Kranz stony notes / pure / medium weight / approachable / clean finish / 16,0
RIESLING FRANKEN
Kallmuth 2015 Riesling Fürst Löwenstein pure / supple / forward fruit driven style / medium weight / good but not great / 16,5
Pfülben 2015 Riesling Staatlicher Hofkeller Würzburg very ripe nose / “Brûlée” notes / juicy / lacks structure / medium length / 15,0
Stein “Hagemann” 2015 Riesling Bürgerspital zum Hl. Geist pure / floral / crunchy fruit / luscious / good freshness and energy / medium length / 16,5+
Stein 2015 Riesling Staatlicher Hofkeller Würzburg ripe fruit / supple / lot of texture / lacks focus / clumsy / slightly unbalanced acid / 15,5
Stein-Harfe 2015 Riesling Bürgerspital zum Hl. Geist forward / some chalky-mineral notes / good freshness, balance and length / 17,0
Stein 2014 Riesling Juliusspital Würzburg slightly developed / smoky touch / ripe fruit / medium weight / good drive / pronounced acid / lacks greatness and focus / 16,5
Apostelgarten “Ickelhans” 2015 Riesling Bernhard Höfler forward / aromatic / lively / fresh / good energy but lacks depth / 16,0
Centgrafenberg 2015 Riesling Rudolf Fürst ripe fruit / some floral elements / chalky / linear / structured / good energy / long salty finish / very good indeed / 17,5+
Stein 2015 Riesling Am Stein, Ludwig Knoll ripe fruit / pure / very good substance / underlying fresh acid / light phenolic touch / good grip / clean dry finish / 17,0+
Küchenmeister “Hoheleite” 2015 Riesling Weltner pure / vibrant fruit / floral / good focus / lean style / fresh long finish / 17,0+
Schlossberg 2015 Riesling Fürstlich Castell’sches Domänenamt ripe pure fruit / good energy / luscious / vibrant / clean medium long finish / 17,0
Am Lumpen 1655 2015 Riesling Michael Fröhlich ripe stone fruit / supple / soft texture / fresh acid / good balance / lacks greatness but highly approachable / 16,5+
Am Lumpen 1655 2015 Riesling Horst Sauer restrained / pure / good focus / soft texture / warm alcohol / medium acidity / good length / 17,0
Am Lumpen 1655 2015 Riesling Rainer Sauer vibrant nose / precise / warm yet balanced alcohol / textured / long finish / 17,0+
Pfülben 2015 Riesling Schmitt’s Kinder pure / apple flavours / textured / supple / warm yet balanced alcohol / warm finish / lacks freshness / 16,5
Maustal 2015 Riesling Zehnthof Luckert slightly difuse nose / ripe fruit / clumsy / some chemical notes / harsh acid / confusing wine / NR

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