Dr.Loosen Blue Slate

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Country: Germany

Region: Mosel

Producer: Dr.Loosen

Grade: Q.b.A.

Volume: 750ml

Vintage: 2017

Colour: White

Varietals: Riesling

Style: Dry

Serving Temperature: 10 -12

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Description

Dr. Loosen’s non-estate wine embodies the elegant and racy style of classic Mosel Riesling. It is refreshing and fruity, with a fine mineral edge that is typical of the region.

Winemaking

The regional climate
The Mosel’s steep, south-facing slopes create the perfect climate for Riesling, giving the vines ideal exposure to the low-lying, northern sun. Generally cool conditions allow the grapes to ripen slowly, while retaining bright acidity.
The slate soil
The Mosel’s stony soil and rocky outcroppings reflect sunlight and hold in heat, creating very warm microclimates in the best sites and helping to ensure excellent ripeness. Thin topsoil forces the vines to dig deep for water and nutrients, producing vibrant wines that capture the strong minerality of the soil

Name:

The wine name is derived from the blue devonian slate.

Analytical Note

Alc: 8,5 %vol. RS: 42,6 g/l Acidity: 8,4 g/l

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