With the Weingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken Rausch Riesling GG comes a first-class white wine in the glass. In this it presents a wonderfully brilliant, light yellow color. If you swirl the wine glass, this white wine is characterized by a fascinating lightness that makes it dance nimbly in the glass. The nose of this white wine from the Moselle seduces with hints of pineapple, papaya, lime and kumquat. If we trace the aromatics further, sun-warmed rocks and forest floor come into play.
The Weingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken Rausch Riesling GG presents itself pleasantly dry to the wine lover. This white wine never shows itself coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine icon wine segment. Light-footed and complex, this dense white wine presents itself on the palate. Due to its concise fruit acidity, the Rausch Riesling GG is fantastically fresh and lively on the palate. In the finish, this well storable from the wine-growing region of the Mosel finally inspires with exceptional length. Again, hints of grapefruit and lemongrass appear. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the slate-dominated soils join in.
Vinification of the Rausch Riesling GG from Weingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken
The elegant Rausch Riesling GG from Germany is a single-varietal wine, vinified from the Riesling grape variety. The grapes grow under optimal conditions on the Mosel. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of slate. Rausch Riesling GG is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this German wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. When perfectly ripe, the grapes for Rausch Riesling GG are harvested exclusively by hand without the aid of coarse and less selective grape harvesters. After the grape harvest, the grapes reach the press house by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Then fermentation takes place in large wood at controlled temperatures. At the end of fermentation, the Rausch Riesling GG is aged for several months in 1000 liter oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Rausch Riesling GG from Weingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken
Drink this white wine from Germany best well chilled at 8 - 10°C as an accompanying wine to coconut-lime fish curry, vegetable salad with beetroot or omelet with salmon and fennel.
Awards for the Rausch Riesling GG from Weingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken
In addition to a price-pleasure ratio, this white wine from Weingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken can also boast numerous awards and top ratings beyond 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2018 vintage
- Eichelmann - 92 points
- Falstaff - 93 points
- Gault & Millau - 90 points
- Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 94 points
- Vinum - 91 points
- Weinwisser - 18/20 points
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