2018 Loersch Dhroner Hofberg Riesling Kabinett feinherb Mosel
Loersch - Dhroner Hofberg Riesling Kabinett feinherb comes from the Dhroner Hofberg and Alexander Loersch is particularly proud of this Cabinet that's on the dry side. The vines on the steep slopes were planted by his grandfather in 1950 and produce very good grapes year after year. The wine fermented very slowly this year and spent a whole year on the lees. So there are still slight yeast notes in the nose, which give the wine almost something smoky. This includes ripe stone fruit, that's perfectly balanced by acidity. The Riesling Kabinett is delicately juicy and long with a playful lightness that Alexander Loersch has mastered so well. A wine that is already now a lot of fun, but can easily mature for another ten years.
The Loersch winery sits high up on the Zummethöhe above the Moselle loop between the places Leiwen and Tritteheim. It's easy to lose your head in the clouds here, but Alexander Loersch has both feet firmly on the ground. With the steep slopes that he manages, everything else would be fatal. The family is firmly rooted in the region. In 2009 Alexander took over the winery from his parents and is now the thirteenth generation to run it. The Loerschs' location portfolio includes some real gems from the Moselle. Alexander cultivates plots in the "Trittenheimer Apotheke", in "Dhroner Hofberg" and "Piesporter Goldtröpfchen". The plots of the "Trittenheim pharmacy" are a real treasure. The vines there are 50 to 100 years old and grow in a steep, terraced position. Everything here is handmade, and it takes a lot of hard work to produce the Rieslings. The result are dry and sweet wines with impressive clarity, as the old vines and the slate grounds bring a lot of depth and a great flavour. Alexander is known to be a Lieblich drinker, a fan of sweet wines. And you can notice this in his wines. The fine-tart and fruity-sweet Rieslings are a real specialty of the estate and are characterised by a delicate balance of sweetness and acidity as well as their exhilarating lightness. Definitely try it!
Bottler: Alexander Loersch, Weingut Gästehaus Loersch, Tannenweg 11, 54340 Leiwen
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Riesling | Product of Germany
Contains sulphites <10ppm
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