Graacher Dompropst Riesling Grosse Gewächs

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Graacher Dompropst Riesling Grosse Gewächs
CountryGermany
RegionMosel
Grape Varieties100% Riesling
AppellationPrädikatswein - Grosses Gewäches (Great Growth)
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DescriptionThe Prm family has roots in Mosel region of Germany that date back as far as 1156, making it one the countrys preeminent winemaking dynasties. The current estate, now a century old and located in Wehlen in the heart of the Mosel, has been under the direction of Raimund Prum since 1971. Under his leadership, the property has become one of the regions most successful wineries, boasting an international reputation for the production of exquisite Rieslings in a range of styles that satisfy and please every palate.
VinificationGrapes are hand-harvested mid-October. Fermentation in stainless steel lasted for 4 months sur lie with an additional 10 months in tank or old oak barrels before bottling.
ColorVibrant gold
NoseComplex aromas with slate and mineral tones
PalateFull-bodied, rich, smooth, creamy texture backed by firm acidity.
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.5% %RS: 9 g/LTA: 5.1 g/L
Bottle size
750 ml
Serving SuggestionsOutstanding with savory meats such as duck, goose, veal and turkey, as well as rich seafood such as lobster and monkfish.