Peter Lauer Riesling Feils GG 2018 - SPIRITED Wines
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Peter Lauer Riesling Feils GG 2018
SKU: 61844

Peter Lauer Riesling Feils GG 2018

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750ml
$59.99

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region Germany, Mosel
Brand Peter Lauer
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
Feils is a warm site; it is also sneakily steep. Convex like a spoon, the vineyard begins mildly as you walk through it heading down to the river. However, as one reaches center-slope the incline becomes quite severe. In the pictures in the gallery, you can see the roundness and dip of the site - especially in the second picture. The lowest third of the vineyard is extremely steep. The wine this site produces is one of the most textural and luscious of the GGs; from the beginning it can show a rather broad range of fruit and spice. It also tends to drink earlier than Lauer's other GGs, though obviously this can change vintage to vintage.
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Tasted from the vat in June 2019, the 2018 Feils Fass 13 (Biebelhausen Feils GG) is pretty flinty and ripe on the precise, coolish, crunchy and herbal-scented nose with cassis notes. Lush yet pure and fresh on the palate, this full-bodied and elegant wine reveals enormous salinity and vitality and a spectacular long finish with great tension. In this baking oven of the Saar, the grapes were picked pretty early (end of September) yet with around 97° Oechsle already. This gives a ripe and full-bodied yet terribly fresh and vibrant Riesling with lots of tension and finesse. Very promising. To be released in September this year.

Stephan Reinhardt, August 30, 2019