2011 Leitz Spatlese Rudesheimer Berg Roseneck

Origin
Rheingau, Germany GERMANY
Colour
white
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Farming Style
sustainable
Closure Style
cork
Maturity
drink or keep
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Quantity
6
Wine Score
92 points, David Schildknecht, robertparker.com, April 2014
93 points, Joel B. Payne, vinous.com, January 2013
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2011 Leitz Spatlese Rudesheimer Berg Roseneck

Media Reviews

David Schildknecht

Leitz’s just 7.5% alcohol 2011 Rudesheimer Berg Roseneck Riesling Spatlese is correspondingly high in residual sugar, but happily not at all dominated by sweetness. Ripe white peach along with Normandy cider-like pear and apple are drizzled with fresh lime juice and wreathed in honeysuckle, their luscious alliance on a delicate, silken palate transparent to crystalline impingements reinforced by palpable residual CO2. Long, polished and pure, if somewhat static – with a seductive sense of inner-mouth perfume that grew as the wine took on air over several days – this beauty should be worth following through at least 2030 and may well be even more exciting a dozen years from now than it is today. 92 points

Joel B. Payne

Pale golden-yellow. Exuberant floral aromas combine with persimmon and nut oil on the nose. The succulent tropical fruit flavors are enlivened by saline minerality. Offers excellent chewy depth, superb balance and a seductively charming finish. This impressive spatlese is amo

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