2020 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Böhlig Premier Cru

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Type of Wine White
Country Germany
Region Pfalz
Winery Dr. Bürklin Wolf
Vintage 2020
Grape Riesling
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (12%)
Drink window 2022 - 2045
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Bürklin-Wolf owns vineyards in the most famous “Lagen” of the Mittelhaardt. The company owns vineyards in several Lagen (vineyards) in the towns of Forst, Deidesheim, Ruppertsberg and Wachenheim. For the classification of dry Riesling wines, Bürklin-Wolf uses the Burgundian model of the quality pyramid. In this model, the terroir, yield and maturity of the grapes are taken into account, so Grand Cru (GC) and Premier Cru are used. Bürklin-Wolf is a member of the VDP (Verband Deutscher Prädikats- und Qualitätsweingüter) but nevertheless does not use the term Grosses Gewächs.

The Böhlig vineyard in Wachenheim is 4.94 hectares in size and is one of the few vineyards in the Mittelhaardt with weathered sandstone and limestone soil
which ensure an excellent supply of minerals and water. The south slope gives perfect sun exposure.
to the dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Böhlig Premier Cru everything is right. Perfect fruit, great length with ripe and elegant acidity. The fantastic structure is the basis for a great aging potential. After the manual harvest, the grapes undergo spontaneous fermentation in large, old oak barrels, maturing on the yeast in the same barrels until bottling. The wine is rich and full, elegant and very precise. The limestone soil gives great depth of minerality and powerful, earthy herbs. The wine is fantastic with fresh mussels, lobster and crab meat or with trout

Vineyard for 2020 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Böhlig Premier Cru

Bürklin-Wolf owns vineyards in the most famous “Lagen” of the Mittelhaardt. The company owns vineyards in several Lagen (vineyards) in the towns of Forst, Deidesheim, Ruppertsberg and Wachenheim. For the classification of the dry Riesling wines, Bürklin-Wolf uses the Burgundian model of the quality pyramid. In this model, the terroir, yield and maturity of the grapes are taken into account, so Grand Cru (GC) and Premier Cru are used. Bürklin-Wolf is a member of the VDP (Verband Deutscher Prädikats- und Qualitätsweingüter) but nevertheless does not use the term Grosses Gewächs.

The roots of the Dr. Bürklin-Wolf go back to the 16th century. The winery, with 86 hectares of vineyards, is one of the largest private estates in Germany and has been managed since 1992 by Christian von Guradze together with his wife, the heiress to the family winery. Although it had been known for its Auslese and Trockenbeerenauslesen for some time, the focus of production shifted to dry white wines, mainly vinified from Riesling. The total production concept of the traditional company Dr. Bürklin-Wolf changed fundamentally and led it back to the top of the Palatinate wines in particular through an extreme focus on quality. The cultivation of the vineyards has been converted since 2005 in accordance with biodynamic guidelines.

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Type of Wine White
Country Germany
Region Pfalz
Winery Dr. Bürklin Wolf
Grape Riesling
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan Yes
Vintage 2020
Drinking as of 2022
Drinking till 2045
Alcohol % 12
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 96
James Suckling rating 94
Tasting Profiles Aromatic, Floral, Fresh, Fruity, Lightly sweet, Mineral, Steenfruit, Tense, White fruit
Drink moments Borrelen, Cadeau!, Summer party, Terras, Voor alledag
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