Rheingau Riesling Trocken, Weinhaus Ress
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Rheingau Riesling Trocken, Weinhaus Ress - 2018

Item # 37940 750mL
$16.96/ Single Bottle
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$203.52 $183.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

If you're in the mood for a dry style of Riesling then you've found your match. Delicate with floral and stone fruit aromas and finishing with a gentle mineral.


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Staff Pick Notes

I drink riesling when I have money... and I drink riesling when I don't. Riesling can be humble, simple, and delicious. This is all three. We all have our rent week foods; this is my rent week wine. Perfect to pair with grilled cheese and bread and butter pickles or to bring to a BYO dinner in your clean canteen. Don't over think it- just buy riesling.

- GWN

About the Producer

Rheingau, Germany The original Balthasar Ress, the family patriarch, set up a restaurant with its own wine business on the busy main street in Hattenheim, a small village in the Rheingau, Germany. Over the next three generations, this modest business expanded into a bustling negociant and wine production enterprise and one of the most highly regarded hotels in the region, Hotel...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Germany

German wines are some of the most jubilantly fruity bottles in the world. The country's Rieslings have been prized worldwide for centuries, yet they have never quite caught on in the U.S.: this no doubt due to Germany’s arcane system of wine classification. The most useful words to know on German wine labels are “Kabinett,” which indicates an outstanding everyday wine, and “trocken,” which means...

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Riesling

Though the trend is now in the other direction, for many years Riesling was known for producing wines with little alcohol and some residual sugar - too sweet for many modern wine drinkers. Though it's now cultivated worldwide, Riesling is nearly synonymous with German wine, and that country's winemakers have lately begun to produce some very exciting dry versions. They are careful to retain the...

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