Karthauserhof Riesling Qualitatswein (QbA) Ruwer 2016

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  • Type: White
  • Producer: Karthauserhof
  • Varietal: Riesling
  • Country: Germany
  • Region: Mosel-Saar-Ruwer
  • Size: F - 750 ml
  • Bin: D5890
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The historic Karthäuserhof estate is located just before the confluence of the Ruwer and Mosel rivers, nestled along a side valley adjacent to the small village of Eitelsbach. Recent findings indicate that the spot was a settlement practicing viticulture as early as Roman times. Named Karthäuserhof, or "Farm of the Carthusians," it was founded officially as a Carthusian monastery in the 11th century. The 19 hectares of vineyards are planted almost entirely to Riesling on original rootstock. While the estate produces the classic Prädikat wines, they have long been ahead of the curve and renowned for their dry Rieslings, an area of increasing popularity among Riesling lovers. In fact, the majority of their production is dry wines, including a Grosses Gewächs that was introduced with the 2009 vintage. The Dry Riesling here offers a classy introduction to the pleasures of German riesling that will make an excellent accompaniment to lighter seafood and white meats.