WEINGUT REICHSRAT VON BUHL SPATBURGUNDER TROCKEN 2015
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|Style||Sustainable & Classic|
|Aging Barrels||French oak barrels|
|Region||Diedesheimer / Pfalz|
|Grade/Grading||Weinmanufaktur Reichsrath von Buhl|
|Grape Variety||100% Spatburgunder|
|Alcohol content||13% alcohol by volume|
|Type of cork||Cork|
About the wine]
This Spatburgunder Trocken smells of fruit nurtured in the forests of Germany. The aroma of blueberries, cherries, and other fruits that are a blessing of the forest can be felt in this full-bodied wine. It goes well with slightly peculiar gibier dishes. Both the delicacy and the power of the wine are clearly defined, and in using grapes with high requirements, Reichsrath von Buhl makes no compromises in the production process. The Spatburgunder grapes, grown mainly on chalky soils, are aged in French oak barrels for 14 months. To be called a Trocken, the wine must have less than 9% residual sugar. This is a very dry Spatburgunder Trocken. Aromas of blueberries, cherries, and other forest fruits. Lively fruit flavors, ripe tannins, and a sophisticated, lingering finish. Pairs well with red meat, venison and other game meats, grilled lamb, and mushroom dishes.
After 14 months of aging, it is finally ready for delivery to you!
About the winery.
Reichsrath von Buhl was founded in 1849 by Franz Peter Buhl. Mendelssohn once visited the winery and was amazed at the quality of the wines they produced. In a letter to a friend, he wrote, "But if you have never been to Reichsrath von Buhl, you have no idea what a 'forest Riesling' is. But if you have never been to Reichsrath von Buhl, you have no idea what a "forest Riesling" is.
Von Buhl's wines have since become some of the most expensive in the world, and at the official opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, a glass of Von Buhl's Riesling wine was used to raise the toast. German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck was also a big fan of Bourg wines. As a result, Reichsrath von Buhl has always owned the best plot of land in Ungerheuer, a 29-hectare Grand Cru vineyard.
The nature of the Pfalz nurtures high quality Riesling and Spatburgunder.
For more than 150 years, Reichsrath von Buhl has been part of the circle of Germany's most prestigious family-run wineries, and since its founding in 1849, Reichsrath von Buhl has been producing wines in a timeless, terroir-driven style. It is not influenced by trends and always respects the origins of the grapes in the best soils of Diedesheimer and Forster. Reichsrath von Buhl is certified organically grown and combines natural and sustainable viticulture with the best German wines.
Winemaker Matthew Kaufmann (right) joined the team in the 2013 vintage.
The Pfalz is a narrow strip of land, only 9 miles (15 km) wide, set in a peaceful landscape of budding vineyards, fertile orchards, and picturesque wooded villages. It is Germany's second largest wine-growing region in terms of area under cultivation, second only to its neighbor to the north, Rheinhessen. The Pfalz extends 85 km south to the French border, where it shares a border with the French wine-growing region of Alsace. To the west, the region is protected from the cold winds and heavy rains by the highlands of the Pfalzwald, while to the east it is bordered by the lowlands of the Rhine. It is a beautiful and tranquil place to enjoy the scenery, with a vine to human ratio of 600:1.
The Pfalz has almost perfect conditions for viticulture, with about 1,800 hours of sunshine per year, making it one of the warmest wine-growing regions in Germany. Summers are dry but not too hot, and winters are mild, creating a microclimate similar to that of the Mediterranean. The soils vary from sandstone, limestone, marl, loam, granite, and slate. In 2008, the Pfalz became the largest Riesling growing region in the world, with almost 5,500 hectares under cultivation.
A variety of different terroirs can be found within the Pfalz
The Pfalz has a long and tumultuous viticultural history. First, traces of winemaking were found in Celtic tombs around 550 BC. After the Celts, the Romans encouraged winemaking, but after they left the region, winemaking was completely abandoned and the vineyards lay dormant until a Christian monastery revived viticulture in the 7th century. In the
17th century, the plundering and pillaging armies of the Thirty Years' War devastated viticulture in the region, and in the 19th century, most of the Pfalz was hit by phylloxera, which decimated most of Europe's vines.
As a result, the Institute of Viticulture in Neustadt (Weinbauschule Neustadt) was established to conduct research and educate future viticulturists to this day. As a result, the region has some of the oldest vines in Germany. The nearly 400 year old vines still produce Traminer grapes.
Reichsrath von Buhl continues to lead the way in Pfalz winemaking
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