Clemens Busch Riesling Trocken vom roten Schiefer

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CLBU-CBRS-2016-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£21.60
CLBU-CBRS-2016-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
£126.60

This is the most accessible Riesling of the colored-slate trio. Well-structured length. 

  •   Mosel, Germany
  •   Fragrant White
  •   Riesling
  •   2016

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.

"Bottled in September 2017 with about eight grams of residual sugar, the 2016 Riesling "Vom roten Schiefer" shows an intensely aromatic and slightly herbal nose with delicate slate flavors. Round, lush and creamy on the palate, this is a generous and charming dry Riesling with a long and juicy finish. The tannins are fine, and the aftertaste reveals some tropical fruit flavors. This is the most accessible Riesling of the colored-slate trio. Well-structured length. Tasted February 2018." 91/100, Stephan Reinhardt, Wine Advocate 

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2016
  Country Germany
  Region Mosel
  Grape Riesling
  Wine Type White wines
  Wine Style Fragrant White
  Oak Unoaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Off Dry
  Food Match Fowl - Roast Chicken, Fowl - Roast Turkey, Red Meat - Pork Belly, Takeaway - Chicken korma, Takeaway - Dim Sum, Takeaway - Lamb Madras
  Abv 11.5%

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