The Emrich-Schönleber Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage is a first-class white wine. Here it reveals a wonderfully bright, light yellow color. When swirling the glass, one can perceive a perfect balance in this white wine, as it does not stand out watery or syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. In the glass, this white wine from Emrich-Schönleber shows aromas of apricots, lemons and peaches, complemented by mineral. This German wine delights with its elegantly dry flavor. It was bottled with 6.1 grams of residual sugar. As is to be expected with a wine of this reputation, this German wine naturally enraptures with the finest balance for all its dryness. Taste does not necessarily need a lot of sugar. Balanced and multifaceted, this crisp white wine presents itself on the palate. With its lively fruit acidity, the Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage is exceptionally fresh and lively on the palate. The finale of this youthful white wine from the wine-growing region of the Nahe, more precisely from Monzingen, finally thrills with considerable reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral hints of the soils dominated by gravel and slate.
Vinification of the Emrich-Schönleber Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage
The balanced Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage from Germany is a single varietal wine, vinified from the Riesling grape variety. In the Nahe region, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of slate and gravel. Obviously, the Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage is also determined by more than just the Monzingen soil. This German wine can be described in the best sense of the word as an Old World wine that is exceptionally impressive. At the time of optimal ripeness, the grapes for Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage are harvested exclusively by hand without the use of coarse and barely selective machinery. After the harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully milled. Fermentation follows in large wood at controlled temperatures. The vinification is followed by a maturation of 8 months in large oak barrels.
Food recommendation for Emrich-Schönleber Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage
This white wine from Germany is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompaniment to coconut-lime fish curry, wok vegetables with fish or leek tortilla.
Awards for the Monzinger Niederberg Riesling Erste Lage from Emrich-Schönleber
In addition to a price-pleasure ratio, this white wine from Emrich-Schönleber can also boast numerous awards and top ratings beyond 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2020 vintage
- Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 94 points
- James Suckling - 95 points
- Jancis Robinson - 18 points
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