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50 Ratings
Leitz Dragonstone Riesling
$17.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Riesling

Style

White

Region

RheingauDOC_Germany

Wine Description

(From 2014 Vintage) Dragonstone....gone bubbly! All the character and quality we know and love undergoes secondary fermentation—the outcome of which is light, bright and just plain tasty. Finished at 20 grams/liter, this is an exciting addition to the Leitz portfolio.

Winemaker's Notes

"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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    deliciously crisp yet sweet. fruity but not cloying.

    almost 5 years
Expert Reviews
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