Robert Weil Estate Riesling Dry 2009

Riesling from Rheingau, Germany

Price: $26.00 $19.99
Save $6.01 (23%)
Item No. 112455
  • W&S89
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

The fruit for these wines comes from vineyard parcels that are adjacent to the top sites: Klosterberg, Turmberg and Gräfenberg. The character of this Riesling, like all Robert Weil Rieslings, is defined largely by these mineral-rich soils.

The idea behind this estate wine is to produce a full-bodied dry Riesling that shows the class and power of the Rheingau region, but is more affordable than the ultra-classy single-vineyard wines.

Critical Acclaim

"An earthy, saline minerality supports the plush apple and apricot fruit, combining ample aromas with a delicately balanced structure."
89 Points

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Learn About Robert Weil Map ItMap It

Weingut Robert Weil, one of the region's younger estates, is located in the heart of Kiedrich, a village first documented in 950. Its profile is marked by the artworks and architecture of the Gothic parish church St. Valentine, aristocratic Gothic, Renaissance manors, and the tower of Scharfenstein castle, a former residence of the electors and archbishops of Mainz. The estate...

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Learn About Rheingau

(RINE-gow) The steep, south-facing slopes overlooking the Rhine river are some of the most enviable in Germany. The region's wines are based almost completely on Riesling and all picking is done by hand. A bit further south than the Mosel, Rheingau grapes get some stronger sun, which is evident by the richer wines produced. Notable Facts Rheingau wines will be found in brown,...

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Learn About Riesling

Riesling (REEZ-leeng) The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity. Most popular in...

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