2018 Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Spatlese Schloss Lieser - 6x75cl
22B8PGSSL6PK _ 2018 - Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Spatlese Schloss Lieser - 6x75cl
  • Colour White
  • Producer Schloss Lieser
  • Region Mosel
  • Grape Riesling
  • Drinking 2020 - 2038
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available Now

2018 - Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Spatlese Schloss Lieser - 6x75cl

  • Colour White
  • Producer Schloss Lieser
  • Region Mosel
  • Grape Riesling
  • Drinking 2020 - 2038
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £118.07 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £85.00 In Bond
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  • David Schildknecht, September 2019, Score: 93

    Lime, grapefruit and cassis mingle on the nose with yeasty, smoky fermentative residues. In keeping with the performance of this wine’s Kabinett counterpart, it exhibits an animating tang and enticing juiciness of citrus as well as an interplay of those features with crystalline stony impingements that set it aside from the majority of 2018s, and in particular from others in the present collection. Yet the feel is flatteringly creamy and glossy. The refreshingly lingering finish incorporates both nut paste and confectionary hints and citrus seed piquancy for further fascinating counterpoint on top of the aforementioned citrus-mineral exchange. It’s worth reiterating in connection with this wine’s comparatively strong showing that Haag is able to draw on eleven disparate parcels in the Goldtröpchen Einzellage. Drink 2020-2040.

Producer

Schloss Lieser

Bright, energetic, and crystalline are three words most often used to describe the celestial Rieslings of Schloss Leiser. Yet this beautiful estate in the village of Lieser was not always associated with light-footed, terroir-driven Rieslings. After a period of decline in the 1970s, the then defunct Schloss Lieser was bought by Thomas Haag, the son of winemaker extraordinaire Wilhelm Haag at Fritz Haag in the 1990s, turning...Read more

Bright, energetic, and crystalline are three words most often used to describe the celestial Rieslings of Schloss Leiser. Yet this beautiful estate in the village of Lieser was not always associated with light-footed, terroir-driven Rieslings. After a period of decline in the 1970s, the then defunct Schloss Lieser was bought by Thomas Haag, the son of winemaker extraordinaire Wilhelm Haag at Fritz Haag in the 1990s, turning it into the Mosel’s greatest success story. Thomas has acquired more vineyards over the years and now cultivates 25 hectares in the Mosel’s finest vineyards, including in the villages of Brauneberg (Juffer and Juffer-Sonnenuhr), Piesport (Goldtröpchen), Wehlen (Sonnenuhr) and Graach (Himmelreich and Domprobst). Incredibly low yields are standard at Schloss Leiser, such is Thomas’ meticulous attention to detail in the vineyard, with strict selection and hand harvesting. Using solely old wooden barrels or stainless steel, Thomass carries out a slow, cool fermentation under natural yeasts. Electrifying to the senses and exquisitely classical in their structure, these are fantastic Rieslings that can go the distance.Read less

Region

Mosel

The Mosel's terroir is exceptional, composed primarily of grey-blue and red slate that climb up totremendously steep cliffs - the steepest vineyards in the world to be exact. Due to the Middle Mosel's lack of soil paired with its incredibly good drainage, most of the vines are not graftedonto American rootstocks as phylloxera cannot survive. As a result, the vines grow exceptionally slowly creating wines that tend to be wonderfully pure, tender and focused.