Grape Variety: Riesling
Tasting Note: Moreish, lively German Riesling, the nose a blend of spice and pineapple, the mouth a vibrant bowlful of tangerine and grapefruit.
Food Matching: Brilliant as an aperitif with oysters, delicious with Sashimi as well as richer, oily fish.
Wine Making: Whole cluster pressing, overnight settling on skins and then temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel. The wines is left on lees for 4 months and filtered via cross flow.
Vineyard: With a unique selection of Rieslings, including a non-alcoholic offering, Weingut Leitz is located in Rüdesheim, at the western end of the Rheingau. This family estate is run by Johannes Leitz, who took over what was then a 2.6-hectare property from his mother in 1985, aged just 21. In 2011, he was named "Winemaker of the Year" bu Gault Millau, Germany's principal wine guide.