Weiser-Kunstler 2018 Riesling Feinerb, Mosel

Weiser-Kunstler 2018 Riesling Feinerb, Mosel

Item Number: 13095

UPC: None

Country: Germany
Region: Mosel
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vintage: 2018
Grape(s): 100% Riesling
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 11.5
Viticulture: Practicing Biodynamic

Vintage Notes:
"'2018 is "the first really warm vintage since 2009,' says Konstantin, who admits having been skeptical in the beginning. 'Yet after the filtration of the first wines, I am really happy with 2018. Some of the wines we really like a lot.' In order to keep the natural, rather low acidity lively and fresh, Weiser decided to press a lot of whole bunche instead of maceration." - Wine Advocate 6/28/2019

"Once again, Konstantin Weiser and Alexandra Künstler underline why they are among the finest growers of the Mosel. The Esta te produced a stunning portfolio of wines which completely transcends the usual soft ripeness of the vintage. The wines have presence but a lso have this telltale filigreed refinement which has made the success of the Estate over the years. Every effort sho uld be made to lay o ne’s hands on some of these beauties." - Mosel Fine Wine 6/28/2019

Reviews

  • The Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90 (6/28/2019)

    Whole-bunch pressed and bottled in early March, the 2018 Riesling is still very reductive on the nose but clear, fresh and fine in its fruit aromas. The palate is elegant, lush and intense but precise, fine and transparent, with a leaner and more linear structure than the 2017 that was macerated. This is a very elegant and refined Riesling in a more crystalline style.
  • Mosel Fine Wines
    Rating: 91 (6/28/2019)

    The 2018er Riesling Weiser-Ku?nstler comes from Estate holdings as well as grapes sourced from befriended organic growers in the Wolfer Sonnenlay, Trarbacher Schlossberg, Trarbacher Kräuterhaus and Enkircher Steffensberg and was fermented down to 14 g/l of residual sugar. It offers a gorgeous nose of peach, pear, herbs and spices. The wine is nicely spicy and elegant on the palate and leaves a long feel of herbs and spices. This amazing Estate bottling would put many high-end Riesling bottlings to shame.