Karthäuserhofberg Riesling Spätlese, Karthäuserhof
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Karthäuserhofberg Riesling Spätlese, Karthäuserhof - 2018

Item # 42327 750mL
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Tasting Notes

Karthäuserhofberg is Karthäuserhof's monopole vineyard within the Ruwer. This is old school Spätlese with luscious stone fruit and richness on the palate.


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Viticulture has been practiced at the site of the Karthäuserhof estate since Roman time, but the winery proper took the reigns in 1335, placing it among the ten oldest functioning wineries in the world. They know their soils, and they know their vineyards to say the least. While the estate is famous for its array of dry Rieslings, this is one of the true gems of German winemaking--off-dry Riesling! I adore these wines so much, and all the naysayers who are fixated on dry wines are really missing out. That's fine by me as I drink these delicious wines all by myself. Lower alcohol makes for maximum flavor!

- VG

About the Producer

Christoph and Graciela Tyrell, owners of Weingut Karthäuserhof, reside in the top echelons of Mosel wine producers. This estate has been in existence for centuries, and was previously owned by Carthusian monks, following its presentation to them by Prince Balduin of Luxembourg in the 14th century. Since taking control of this historic estate in the 1980s, the Tyrells have brought together the...

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