2018 Loersch Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Spätlese Mosel
Loersch - Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Spätlese stems from the grapes in Alexander Loersch's parcel in the Piesporter Goldtröpfchen. They matured particularly well in 2018 and so the wine, which is otherwise a Kabinett, became a Spätlese. The name Goldtröpfchen which translates to gold droplet isays it all. Here, the floor is a bit deeper than in Trittenheimer Apotheke. This makes the wines a little more opulent and rich, and is also the case with this Spätlese, which comes with a lot of ripe tropical fruit. Aromas of mango, passion fruit and melon are accompanied by crunchy green apple and juicy grapefruit. The Goldtröpfchen Spätlese is light and lively. Alexander Loersch likes to drink them with a hearty dinner and not so much for dessert.
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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