2021 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Riesling

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Type of Wine White
Country Germany
Region Pfalz
Winery Dr. Bürklin Wolf
Vintage 2021
Grape Riesling
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (12%)
Drink window 2023 - 2033
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Bürklin-Wolf owns vineyards in the most famous "Lagen" of the Mittelhaardt. The company owns vineyards in different Layers (vineyards) in the towns of Forst, Deidesheim, Ruppertsberg and Wachenheim. Bürklin-Wolf uses the Burgundian model of the quality pyramid for the classification of dry Riesling wines. In this model, terroir, yield and degree of ripeness 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 dr. Bürklin-Wolf Riesling Wachenheim from the Palatinate has notes of citrus zest, is extremely precise and stony with a fascinating crisp/stony and cool nose. Round and quite juicy yet pure and with fine tannins, this is a textured and rather mild Riesling, but so elegant, with a generous and charming character. Naturally biological / bio dynamic and compared to the Erste Lage / Grosses Gewächs version, they have an excellent price / quality because this is from Dr. Burklin-Wolf.

Vineyard for 2021 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Riesling

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 2021
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2033
Alcohol % 12
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Screw cap
Parker rating 93
James Suckling rating 91
Tasting Profiles Aromatic, Floral, Complex, Dry, Fresh, Fruity, Mineral, Tense, White fruit
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe
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