Grans-Fassian Mineralschiefer Riesling Trocken 2014
The name of this wine is a real tongue twister, we challenge you to try saying it ten times really quickly!
A light and effortlessly elegant Riesling with juicy fruit and animated freshness. Intense aromas of citrus and crisp green apple give this wine a lively and invigorating presence. Secondary ripe fruit notes of apricots and yellow peaches with a kiss of honeysuckle. Perfectly balanced by a striking mineral note. The palate is dry with a fresh acidity that ends in a long, persistent finish. Sip after deeply satisfying sip.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
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The mineralschiefer designation attests to the intensely slatey, mineral sheen that juxtaposes ripe yellow peach and tangerine flavors in this bristling dry Riesling. Kissed by honeysuckle, it’s effortlessly elegant, yet deeply satisfying sip after sip. -ANNA LEE C. IIJIMA