2022 Schäfer-Fröhlich Felseneck Riesling Grosses Gewachs

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Type of Wine White
Country Germany
Region Nahe
Winery Schäfer-Fröhlich
Vintage 2022
Grape Riesling
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (12.5%)
Drink window 2025 - 2060
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The Felseneck GG 2022 comes from Tim Fröhlich's most beautiful terroir, where the steep slopes have extremely stony soils. This translates directly to the glass: the wine has an intensely concentrated minerality. The balance between power, incredible finesse and precision make this GG a cult wine that you will definitely want to mature.

VDP (Verband Deutscher Pradikatsweinguter) Grosse Lage is the denominator for the very best German vineyards, which are precisely defined per plot. The VDP is an important organization with approximately 200 of the best wine growers in Germany. The VDP has mapped the quality of vineyards (and their wines) and divided them into Erste Lage and Grosse Lage, comparable to the Premier Cru and Grand Cru qualifications in Burgundy. With the VDP classification, the classification revolves around terroir rather than must weight. Unique wines with a special expression of the specific plot, a mature character and great maturing potential are born here. Only the very best grape varieties specifically suited to the vineyard enjoy the privilege of being planted for this purpose. The strictest possible production criteria guarantee the top of the VDP qualification pyramid.

About Schäfer-Fröhlich

The global demand for Schäfer-Fröhlich wines is increasing, as is the quality. Every new year seems like a new milestone for what Tim Fröhlich is capable of. The wines are exceptionally beautiful, perfectly balanced and have fantastic fruit. The success of Schäfer-Fröhlich is great. For example, his dry Riesling and the Spätlese Riesling were both declared the best in Germany at the 'Königsdisziplinen des German Rieslings' and in the Gault Millau 2013 his Spätleses finished in place 1 and 4.
Tim Fröhlich is called 'the master of spontaneous fermentation'.

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Type of Wine White
Country Germany
Region Nahe
Icons Icon Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Winery Schäfer-Fröhlich
Grape Riesling
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2022
Drinking as of 2025
Drinking till 2060
Alcohol % 12.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 97
James Suckling rating 98
Tasting Profiles Aromatic, Floral, Complex, Dry, Fresh, Fruity, Mineral, Tense, White fruit
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe
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