Gindorf Annaberg Riesling Schräglage 2021

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If you’re looking for the truest expression of Riesling in the world - you’ve come to the right place.

Mosel Riesling is famed for its ‘minerality’ - the stony, flinty character that makes it so distinctive. The best soil for this is red slate - which the Annaberg vineyard behind this wine sits on.

I was looking for a good Mosel Riesling and Gerd Stepp tipped me off on an old friend - Laura’s dad Gunter.

Making wine isn’t for the faint-hearted around here - no machine could get near the 45-degree plus angled slopes. So everything is done by hand. And you can taste this care and attention in Laura’s wines.

Look at the label and you’ll see a steep gold line streaking through it - this is the actual steepness of the slopes of the vineyard!

This steep aspect gives the grapes perfect exposure to the sun to ripen fully, while the slate soils keep them cool and fresh at night.

The wine itself is fresh and citrusy on the nose, and on the palate it’s soft, pure and elegant. It’s perfectly balanced with a long mineral finish - the flavour and complexity belies its mere 11% alcohol. This will age nicely for years.

Wine type White
Grape(s) Riesling 100%
Country Germany
Region of origin Mosel
Appellation Quality wine
Vintage 2020
Alcohol % 11%
Oak? Yes
Months in Oak 12
Type of Oak French oak
Allergens (e.g. Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts) Sulfites
Average age of vines > 40
Average altitude of vines (m) 274
Soil type(s) Red slate
Closure Type Cork
Is this wine organic? No
Biodynamic? No
Sustainably produced? Yes (most vineyard work by hand, reduced use of machinery, hand harvest, spontaneous fermentation - no addition of pure cultured yeasts, no added sugar, filtered once)
Suitable for vegans? Yes
Ageing potential (years) > 5
Ideal drinking window 2021 - 2026

If you’re looking for the truest expression of Riesling in the world, Germany’s Mosel Valley is a great place to start.

Read more about Laura here.

Laura says: 'Classic tarte flambée with onions and bacon (or as a onion tart) and tarte flambée with goat's cheese, onion and honey, few ingredients, but super tasty, not too heavy and goes perfectly with the wine (the goat cheese should not be too dominant), bacon from the village butcher and onions from the local farmer.'

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