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Freiherr Von Schleinitz

Von Schleintz 'VS' Estate Riesling, Mosel, Germany

Von Schleintz 'VS' Estate Riesling, Mosel, Germany

Von Schleinitz 'VS' Estate Riesling, Mosel 2021

A Beacon of Brilliance in the Mosel Valley

From the terraced vineyards of Kobern, nestled within the most northern and warmest enclave of the Mosel Valley, emerges the Von Schleinitz 'VS' Estate Riesling 2021. This vintage embodies the confluence of tradition, terroir, and meticulous viticulture, a testament to the enduring legacy of the Hähn family and the stewardship of Konrad Hähn alongside Martin Gerlach. Founded in 1892, with winemaking roots stretching back to 1648, Von Schleinitz encapsulates the essence of Mosel Riesling through a harmonious balance of heritage and innovation.

Product Details:

  • Region: Mosel, Germany
  • Varietal: 100% Riesling
  • Vinification: Hand-harvested, temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel
  • Estate: 30 acres, including plots in the Uhlen and Weissenberg Grand Crus
  • ABV: 9.5%

Situated in the sun-drenched terraces of the Terrassen-Mosel, the Von Schleinitz estate thrives in a unique microclimate characterized by steep slopes, reflective river light, and porous, weathered slate soil. These elements coalesce to produce a Riesling of stunning clarity and distinct minerality, crafted organically and sustainably, though not officially certified. Each vineyard lot, hand-harvested and assessed for minimum weight, is vinified individually to ensure the utmost expression of site-specific character.

A Palette of Nature's Finest

The 2021 'VS' Estate Riesling unfurls a juicy peach and apple tapestry intertwined with the Mosel's signature slate minerality. This straightforward and refreshing vintage offers a slight sweetness, counterbalanced by crisp, balanced acidity. It is a vibrant expression of the Mosel's capacity to harness its climatic challenges into wines of exceptional quality and distinctive character.

Culinary Companions

Delight in the versatility of the Von Schleinitz 'VS' Estate Riesling 2021, a companion to both introspective moments and culinary explorations. Its refreshing profile and balanced sweetness make it an ideal pairing for salty cheeses like Parmigiano Reggiano and Aged Gouda or a complement to the intricate flavors of Eastern Asian cuisine. This Riesling is not just a wine; it's an invitation to explore the rich tapestry of flavors and experiences that define the Mosel Valley.

A Legacy and a Promise

The Von Schleinitz 'VS' Estate Riesling 2021 is more than a vintage; it celebrates a family's enduring legacy committed to winemaking in one of the world's most revered wine regions. It invites connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike to partake in a journey that spans centuries, capturing the soul of the Mosel in each bottle. As you sip this exquisite Riesling, you're not just tasting wine; you're experiencing the culmination of history, passion, and the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines Von Schleinitz.


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