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Leitz 2019 Drachenstein Riesling Erste Lage

The Rüdesheimer Drachenstein vineyard is situated at the base of the national monument
“Germania” close to the Niederwald-forest. Here, the soil contains a combination of quartz and
quartzite with mixed-in red clay slate topsoil. The soil’s red colouring is a result of the iron content of this slate that has been oxidised to iron oxide, leaving a very rocky, hard soil. The soil warms easily because of the low water content and high solar radiation levels along the slope. The warm radiation and hydric stress in this site results in low yield, yet very aromatic grapes.

  • 2019
  • Riesling
  • Erste Lage
  • Germany
  • Rüdesheim
  • Johannisberg
  • Drachenstein
  • South
  • Quartzite
  • Sustainable: Fair 'N Green
  • Neutral German oak cask
  • Neutral German oak cask
  • 13.0%
  • 6.6 g/L
  • 6.4 g/L
  • 20.2 g/L
  • 750 ml
  • White
  • $52.00