2015 Ungeheuer 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 : 95.0 points



The 2015 Forster Ungeheuer Riesling trocken GG is lemon in color and still cloudy. Very deep, pure and complex on the nose, this wine shows ripe yellow fruits intertwined with flint stones, lemon and some floral aromas. Fresh and elegant on the dense and well-structured palate, this Riesling is very piquant and salty. It has blackcurrant aromas and endless grip, tension and salinity. This is a powerful and very promising Ungeheuer of great elegance and expression. There is so much grip and tension in this wine, so much structure that it might turn out to be one of the best dry Rieslings in the Pfalz, and probably in all of Germany in 2015. Jun 2016, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2019-2030


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