Knoll Riesling Smaragd 'Schutt' Wachau 2016

Weingut Emmerich Knoll is a third-generation estate comprised of 15 hectares across the Wachau. Fruit grows on steep, terraced vineyards, creating some of the best expressions of Riesling & Gruner Veltliner in the world. The estate’s ‘Schutt’ Riesling comes from one of the Wachau’s best growing sites, creating a zesty, textured wine full of lemon, lime, and wet rock flavors, marked by distinct mineral-laced undertones.
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Riesling

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.
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