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The barrel-aged 1659 Silvaner Cuvée Privée from the wine-growing region of Franconia presents itself in the glass in a bright light yellow. When swirling the wine glass, one can perceive a perfect balance in this white wine, because it stands out on the walls of the glass neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like. The bouquet of this white wine from Franconia enchants with nuances of peach and mango. If we trace the aromatics further, lime leaves and mineral come in, encouraged by the oak influence.
The Castell-Castell 1659 Silvaner Cuvée Privée presents itself to the wine lover wonderfully dry. This white wine never shows itself coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine premium and site wine segment. On the tongue, this balanced white wine is characterized by an incredibly light texture. Finally, the finish of this youthful white wine from the wine-growing region of Franconia convinces with considerable reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral hints of the soils dominated by clay and loam.
Vinification of the 1659 Silvaner Cuvée Privée by Castell-Castell
The basis for the balanced 1659 Silvaner Cuvée Privée from Germany are grapes from the Silvaner grape variety. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Franconia. Here, the vines dig their roots deep into soils of loam and clay. The 1659 Silvaner Cuvée Privée is an Old World wine through and through, as this German wine breathes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. After the hand harvest, the grapes immediately arrive at the winery. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Fermentation follows in large wood at controlled temperatures. Vinification is followed by aging on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally drawn off.
Food recommendation for the 1659 Silvaner Cuvée Privée from Castell-Castell
This white wine from Germany is best enjoyed moderately chilled at 11 - 13°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to vegetable salad with beetroot, spaghetti with yogurt-mint pesto or fruity endive salad.
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