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2013 Weingut Keller Morstein Riesling Grosses Gewachs #150675172

750ml

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Based on 22 reviews on Cellartracker.com

Reviews 94 points Vinous "Subtle aromas of apricot, pine nuts and laurel, with a twist of sweet lime. The intriguing nectarine fruit displays depth, elegance and enormous complexity, with spicy weight animating the palate. In spite of its concentration, this dry Riesling finishes with ethereal lightness. (JP)" 98 points John Gilman "...offering up a magical bouquet of citrus zest, tangerine, an exotic hint of strawberry, crystalline limestone minerality, wild yeasts, gentle notes of petrol and a topnote of orange peel. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and very pure and focused, with kaleidoscopic complexity, a great core, again, very ripe and very racy acidity and a very, very long, impeccably balanced and utterly brilliant finish. (JG)"

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About Weingut Keller

Weingut Keller, located in Germany's Rheinhessen region, has risen to great prominence under the guidance of Klaus Peter and Julia Keller. Despite being situated in the once unfavorable "Hügelland," or hill country, Keller has sparked a renaissance in the region. Overlooked, vineyards like Kirchspiel, Hubacker, Morstein, and Abtserde are now revered for Riesling production, commanding high praise for their exceptional dry wines.

Keller's grand cru Rieslings are powerful and dense yet possess an elegant and refined beauty. The wines exhibit remarkable concentration, detailed fruit flavors, and a distinct minerality that makes them truly unforgettable. Beyond dry GGs, Keller produces outstanding Scheurebes, Rieslaners, Sylvaners, Auslesen, BA, and TBAs. This is a testament to Klaus Peter's affinity for the Mosel-style wines, influenced by his mother's heritage.

Keller's pursuit of excellence extends to the production of Spätburgunder. The rolling hills of the Rheinhessen, reminiscent of Burgundy's Côte d'Or, provide a favorable terroir for these captivating Pinots. Klaus Peter's passion for Burgundy is evident, as he visits the region often, and counts legends like Hubert Lignier and Eric Rousseau as friends.

Klaus Peter has made subtle changes in the cellar over the years but has really prioritized quality vineyard work. Fermentation occurs in old oak fuders, utilizing indigenous yeasts whenever possible. Extended skin contact and lees aging also contribute to the wines' deep, layered complexity.

Klaus Peter Keller's commitment to quality and innovation has garnered him a cult-like following. His wines, often compared to Burgundy's top Grand Cru whites, continue to evolve and improve with age, offering a harmonious balance of power, elegance, and refined delicacy.

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