Clemens Busch Riesling Trocken

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CLBU-RTRO-2018
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Product Name Qty
CLBU-RTRO-2018-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£18.80
CLBU-RTRO-2018-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
Special Price £107.40 Regular Price £112.80

"A stunning entry-level estate wine that will grace any picnic."

  •   Mosel, Germany
  •   Fragrant White
  •   Riesling
  •   2018

Jean Fisch and David Rayer of Mosel Fine Wines say "there is no beating about the bush. Clemens Busch produced possibly its best collection of wines ever. The basic dry Rieslings are of outstanding quality, the GGs (Grand Crus) prove remarkably stylish… there is almost too much to choose from this year – Bravo!"

The charming and self-effacing couple of Clemens and his wife Rita have gained a cult following over the past three decades for their laser-sharp, richly textured and terroir defined wines. Riesling is the king of grapes, the Mosel its most illustrious terrain and so produces its ultimate expression. Nowhere in the world is the identification of vine, winemaker and produce more precisely defined, and nowhere have we found Rieslings to compare with these.

In the sweet versus dry debate, it’s worth noting that Clemens only uses natural yeasts, preferring each wine to find its perfect balance in each vintage.

Read more about Clemens Busch and their wines on our blog

Biodynamic, they have been members of Respekt - a group of winemakers who work biodynamically - since 2015. Clemens has long been a pioneer in organic viticulture, abandoning herbicides as early as 1976. In the early 80s his philosophy became more clearly defined as he met other Mosel producers interested in following these methods. At this time, he also started to experiment with lower sulphur levels and although he has made wines with zero sulphur, he thinks the combination of Riesling and the Lower Mosel climate calls for small additions to achieve the best results.

"Tangy grapefruit and lime zest with mouthwatering salinity is balanced out with a yeasty creaminess that comes from extended lees contact. A refreshing classical elegance with a twist."

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2018
  Country Germany
  Region Mosel
  Grape Riesling
  Wine Type White wines
  Wine Style Fragrant White
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Off Dry
  Food Match Occasions - Canapés & Nibbles, Seafood - Fruits de Mer, Seafood - Lemon sole, Seafood - Sushi & Sashimi, Takeaway - Dim Sum
  Abv 11%

Clemens Busch

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