Veyder-Malberg Riesling 'Brandstatt' Wachau 2016
New to the scene in Wachau, Peter Veyder-Malberg seeks to understand the region’s unique microclimates and terroirs through each of his precise cuvées. Peter is committed to organic farming & working by hand; ‘Brandstatt’ is Peter’s recultivation project, located in one of Wachau’s coolest microclimates, rooted in mica schist soils. The 2016 is expressive & bright, matured in local acacia barrels. Rocky and complex; will stand the test of time.
A versatile contender for ‘Greatest White Wine Grape in the World’ honors this German icon is not only insistently aromatic and mineral-rich but thrillingly acidic even at “sweet” ripeness levels.More wines with this grape
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