Keller Riesling 'Von der Fels' Rheinhessen 2018
Dubbed Rheinhessen’s best producer, Klaus-Peter Keller took over his family’s estate in 2001, focusing on single-vineyard, old vine Riesling. Dubbed the ‘Montrachets of Germany,’ these wines are known for their complexity, weight, & texture. Fruit for ‘Von der Fels’ comes from 35-40 year old GG (‘Grand Cru’) vines, leading to a dry and juicy palate loaded with flavors of lemon, smoky wet stones, and nuts, balanced by racy acidity.
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
Serpentine river valleys have carved some of the most death-defying (and strikingly beautiful) vineyards in the world, from which German vintners wrest inimitable Rieslings from schist and slate.