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2010 Leitz Dragonstone Riesling
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5 Ratings
2010 Leitz Dragonstone Riesling

Wine Details

Vineyard

Leitz

Varietal

Riesling

Region

GermanyDOC_Rheingau

Vintages

NV 2009 2008 2007 2006

Wine Description

"Universally regarded as one of the three rising stars of the new generation of Rheingauers (with Künstler and Weil). They are a small estate of 5.8 hectares. Extraordinarily aromatic, vigorous wines from a vintner who grows more commanding each vintage. Way above-the-pack 1999s. On another PLANET in 2001! They have the lusty vitality of wines that were never racked; he bottles them off the gross lees from the casks in which they fermented. “A lot of people talk about ‘yeast-contact’ but I think ...

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Vineyard

Leitz

Varietal

Riesling

Style

White Wine

Region

GermanyDOC_Rheingau

Vintages

2009 2008 2007 2006 NV

"Universally regarded as one of the three rising stars of the new generation of Rheingauers (with Künstler and Weil). They are a small estate of 5.8 hectares. Extraordinarily aromatic, vigorous wines from a vintner who grows more commanding each vintage. Way above-the-pack 1999s. On another PLANET in 2001! They have the lusty vitality of wines that were never racked; he bottles them off the gross lees from the casks in which they fermented. “A lot of people talk about ‘yeast-contact’ but I think ...

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    cgracia

    deliciously crisp yet sweet. fruity but not cloying.

    over 2 years
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