2018 Felsenberg Riesling Beerenauslese VDP Grosse.Lage, 375ml 1/2 btts, 7.5% Vol. In the village of Schlossbockelheim, Crusius own the VDP Grosse.Lage Felsenberg a renowned site that produces outstanding GG’s and also a small amount of high end Beerenauslese if the grapes are very ripe, a little dried by the sun and sometimes affected by a hint of botrytis. 2018 allowed them to harvest a variety of noble sweet wines of which the Felsenberg Riesling Beerenauslese is an absolute highlight. On the palate the wine has notes of sun-ripened apricot combined with a soft minerality and subtle, elegant botrytis which transforms the wine into a magnificent example of what noble sweet German Rieslings should be!
Date of harvest: 5th October 2018 – mustweight 140 oechsle – residual sugar 204.4 g/l – acidity 9.3 g/l – alcohol 7.5% vol.