The Van Volxem Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage is a first-class white wine. It offers a wonderfully brilliant, light yellow color. After the first swirling, this white wine is characterized by a wonderful brilliance that makes it dance lively in the glass. The nose of this white wine from the Saar delights with aromas of peach, nashi pear, vineyard peach and pear. If we trace the aromatics further, lovage, juniper and Mediterranean herbs come in.
On the palate, the Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage from Van Volxem opens wonderfully aromatic, fruit-driven and balanced.Despite its dry flavor profile, this white wine delights with a delicate melt and elegantly integrated residual sweetness. Due to its lively fruit acidity, the Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage presents itself wonderfully fresh and lively on the palate. In the finish, this youthful white wine from the Saar wine-growing region finally inspires with considerable length. Again, hints of vineyard peach and quince appear. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the slate-dominated soils join in.
Vinification of the Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage by Van Volxem
The basis for the elegant Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage from Saar are grapes from the Riesling grape variety. In the Saar, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of slate. Moreover, the grapes of this white wine from Van Volxem do not grow in the lowlands, but dig their roots into the subsoil in steep slopes. Steep slope cultivation ensures that even in less sunny regions with shorter growing seasons, the vines catch a maximum of sun. The grapes for this white wine from Germany are harvested exclusively by hand, at the time of optimal ripeness. After the harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the press house. Here they are selected and carefully ground. This is followed by fermentation in large wood at controlled temperatures. After completion of fermentation, the Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage is aged for several months in oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Scharzhofberger Riesling Große Lage by Van Volxem
Experience this white wine from Germany best well chilled at 8 - 10°C as an accompaniment to spaghetti with yogurt-mint pesto, vegetable salad with beetroot or coconut-lime fish curry.
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