Schlossgut Diel Riesling 1999

Riesling from Germany

$18.19 $17.49
Save $0.70
Item No. 47041
  • white wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS86

Winemaker's Notes

Almost 50% of the Schlossgut Diel's production is in the dry style. The vineyards are extremely steep; the soil is composed of slate, fine gravel and red sandstone; and the yields are strictly limited. Since 1990 the estate's best vineyards have finally shown how capable they are of producing great fruity style Rieslings, which remind one of great wines from the Rheingau.

Learn About Schlossgut Diel

This 33 acre estate is owned by Armin Diel, whose family has a 350+ year tradition of producing wine. Almost 50% of the Schlossgut Diel's production is in the dry style. These wines are held in very high regard in the greatest restaurants around Germany and Europe.

Learn About Other German

Other regions of Germany that are producing and exporting wine to the US are the Pfaltz and Nahe. The Pfaltz region, south of the Rheingau, is making both Riesling and Gewurztraminer. These white wines are generally of excellent value. The fruit character is a bit more zingy and the acidity less sharp than the Mosel & Rheingau wines. So while often not as complex, still very...

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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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