2015 Jesuitengarten Riesling GG Von Buhl



Writing for Wine Advocate, Stephan Reinhardt says: Wine lovers who are looking for the finest dry Rieslings of the 2015 vintage in Germany shouldn't miss the exceptional wines from Reichsrat von Buhl. Mathieu Kauffmann, born in Sélestat/Alsace and chef du cave at Bollinger in Champagne for many years, is about to bottle an outstanding series of dry Rieslings. Lead by the Forster Riesling GGs Pechstein and Ungeheuer, these two wines are two of the greatest dry German Rieslings I can remember. Kauffmann's Buhl Rieslings are highly complex, terroir-driven, very mineral and fresh, tightly woven and will develop over many years. Honestly, I was blown away by both the style and quality, but should also add that the 2015s are probably too complex for beginners. You really have to be a Riesling maniac to feel the rhythm of these wines.”
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Average critic rating : 92.5 points

92-93

92-93

The 2015 Forster Jesuitengarten Riesling trocken GG opens golden-yellow in color, though still cloudy. It is deep, ripe, rich and with mealy, crushed-stone flavors and lemon aromas. Full-bodied, round and piquant on the palate, this is a very elegant and salty Riesling. The wine has power and a ripe, intense and aromatic fruit. However, it does not have the depth, complexity, and incredible purity and tension of the Pechstein—and even not of the Ungeheuer, at this stadium. Jun 2016, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2018-2027

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