A 100% Riesling from the steep vineyards of the Mosel. Flavors of Apple and citrus with a unique minerality and crisp acidity. Perfect for seafood, spicy cuisines, and salads.
Producer The winery was founded by Carl Graff in 1860. It was purchased by Valckenberg in 1969, who maintains the commitment to producing sweet style Rieslings from famous Mosel vineyard sites, such as Graacher Himmelreich. Tilman Queins oversees the production of Graff Rieslings ensuring they embody the typical racy sweetness that the Mosel region is known for.
Vintage Report Grapes in the Mosel looked picture-perfect at harvest! As in the other regions, vine development was well ahead of the average and picking started as early as August for the early-ripening varieties and mid-September for Riesling.The rain in September, thanks to the cool nights did not lead to rot, increased the yield and contributed to the remarkable harvest volumes. Must weights which in the case of Riesling ´s average of 85 degrees Oechsle lay in the Spätlese range. The Mosel wines of 2018 are characterized by their rich aroma, harmonious structure with moderate acidity levels and elegant, juicy fruit. The vintage offers a wide spectrum for the wine lover.
Characteristics Apple and citrus flavors. A unique minerality and crisp acidity. Seafood, spicy cuisine, salads.