The Westhofen Aulerde Riesling GG from the wine-growing region of Rheinhessen presents itself in the glass in bright light yellow. After the first swirl, one can perceive a perfect balance in this white wine, because it stands out on the walls of the glass neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like. To the nose, this Wittmann white wine presents all sorts of nectarines, peaches, quinces, pears and mirabelles. As if that weren't impressive enough, other aromas like sun-warmed rock and forest floor join in.
On the palate, the Westhofen Aulerde Riesling GG from Wittmann starts off pleasantly aromatic, fruit-driven and balanced. In the finish, this white wine from the wine-growing region of Rheinhessen, which can be stored well, finally inspires with beautiful length. There are again hints of apple and quince. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by clay and limestone join in.
Vinification of the Westhofen Aulerde Riesling GG from Wittmann
The basis for the balanced Westhofen Aulerde Riesling GG from Rheinhessen are grapes from the Riesling grape variety. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Rheinhessen. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of limestone and clay. After manual harvesting, the grapes quickly reach the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up.
Food recommendation for Wittmann Westhofen Aulerde Riesling GG
This German wine is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to vegetable stew with pesto, spinach gratin with almonds or leek tortilla.
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