Max Ferdinand Richter Mülheimer Helenenkloster Riesling Eiswein 375ml 2007

$270.99 per single bottle
Size: 375

About This Wine

In order to ensure the ripe grapes are still frozen when they arrive in the press-house, the nearest site - the Helenenkloster - was selected and is usually left partially unpicked in the hope of Eiswein-production. At least -7° C is necessary to freeze the grapes. The lower the temperature the higher the concentration of sugar, acidity and extracts in the grapes and subsequently the more valuable the grape-must. The minimum oechsle-mustweight required has to be equivalent to a Riesling-Beerenauslese. The harvesting of an Eiswein often calls for picking by floodlight in the small hours of the night and is a rather dramatic business. By the winter, grape gathering has lost whatever charm it originally enjoyed, and a dedicated team of pickers is needed to bring in the frozen bunches.

Type White Wine
Varietal(s) Riesling
Country Germany
Region Mosel-Saar-Ruwer
Brand Max Ferdinand Richter
Vintage 2007

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