2018 Loersch Trittenheimer Apotheke Vogelsang Riesling trocken Mosel
Loersch - Trittenheimer Apotheke Vogelsang Riesling trocken is a dry Riesling. The Vogelsang is a very old parcel in the Trittenheimer Apotheke. It is strongly facing to the south and situated high on the top part of the Apotheke. Here the vines are exposed to the elements and they're managing hard to survive. As a result, they produce very delicate grapes with a fine acidity every year. Vogelsang has everything you need to make a good Riesling from the Moselle: the grapes ferment in the stainless steel tank which gives them clarity and freshness. On the nose there are citrus, quince and mirabelle with an earthy flavor. On the palate, the Vogelsang is juicy and round with a very good flow, which is typical of the wines by Alexander Loersch.
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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