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5. Weingut im Zwölberich, Riesling Spätlese Trocken, Langenlonsheimer Steinchen, Alte Reben

Region: Nahe, Germany
Vintage: 2016
Grape varieties: Riesling
Approx retail price (UK): £15
Medal in the Organic Masters 2018: Gold

Although a slight move up in cost, this dry Riesling from Germany is another first-rate organic white that delivers an enormous amount of personality for the price, while also being a relative rarity in the wine world. From the less famous and small Nahe wine region, a combination of biodynamic farming and old vines has produced a wine of great concentration, with flavours of peach and ripe apple. However, because this Riesling is fermented to dryness, there is a lovely refreshing firm finish that balances the richer fruit characters at the wine’s core.

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