Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Auslese Halves Rosalack 2012
Schloss Johannisberg in the Rheingau is a Landmark and meeting point of culture and wine growing. A top-ranking 35 ha single vineyard wine estate and a monument to the history of wine. Schloss Johannisberg is the oldest Riesling-Estate of the world (100% Riesling since 1720). It is the home of the quality designations for German wine, especially for Spätlese (late harvest - invented in 1775) but also for Auslese (selected harvest - in 1787) and Eiswein (wine from frozen grapes - in 1858). The wines have gained their reputation as belonging to the finest produced in Germany. Their elegance, fruit and flavour delight the connoisseur and consumer alike.
Limited yields, selected harvesting by hand, pressed in whole clusters followed by slow, long cool fermentation.
Traditional guyout training
Lovely, complex and honeyed nose with subtle botrytis overtones, elegant with a wonderfully long sustained finish. A classic.
Everyday Serving Suggestion
Slightly chilled as an aperitif.
Country / Region / Appellation
DE / Rheingau / Rheingau