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AOC Riesling 2018 – Ruhlmann Schutz

Written by Piero Pardini

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Credits: Ruhlmann-Schutz

The Ruhlmann-Schutz family works with such passion and dedication that they have contributed, over time, to spread the reputation of the company’s wines internationally.
Tradition and innovation are fundamental and are expressed in combining, for example, old oak barrels with modern wine making equipment, respecting biodiversity. Thus, it is possible to create wines that express the terroir.

Wine: Riesling
Variety composition: 100% Riesling.
Denomination: AOC Vin d’Alsace.
Vintage: 2018.

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Visual exam
Clarity: crystalline
Color: straw yellow
Consistency: consistent
Comments: very lively.

Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: complex
Quality: fine
Description: floral, fruity, herbaceous and mineral
Remarks: wine with hints of white flower bouquet such as jasmine and acacia, followed by fruity notes of white-fleshed fruits such as apple, peach, but also a note of apricot. Notes of weeds reminiscent of the Mediterranean scrub, moss and undergrowth. The closure is mineral of wet gravel, brackish and silica.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: warm
Polyalcohols: smooth
Acids: fresh
Tannins: –
Minerality: mineral
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: balanced
Intensity: very intense
Length: long
Quality: good

Final remarks
State of Evolution: mature
Harmony: harmonious
Remarks: a wine that is a champion of freshness. The sip is particularly pleasant, enveloping, and clean. The correspondence between the olfactory examination and the taste is perfect.

5 Lupetti

Pairing: Stuffed squid

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About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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