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The Volkacher Ratsherr Riesling GG from Weingut Zur Schwane in Franconia presents a bright, light yellow color in the wine glass. After the first swirl, one can perceive a first-class balance in this white wine, as it does not stand out watery or syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. In the glass, this white wine from Weingut Zur Schwane shows aromas of pears complemented by caramel. The Weingut Zur Schwane Volkacher Ratsherr Riesling GG delights with its elegantly dry flavor. It was bottled with 3 grams of residual sugar. As you would expect from a wine in the top wine range, this German wine naturally enraptures with the finest balance despite all its dryness. Taste does not necessarily need residual sugar. On the tongue, this balanced white wine is characterized by an incredibly dense texture. Due to its vital fruit acidity, the Volkacher Ratsherr Riesling GG is exceptionally fresh and lively on the palate. In the finish, this youthful wine from the wine-growing region of Franconia finally inspires with considerable length. Once again, hints of pear appear. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the limestone-dominated soils join in.
Vinification of the wine estate Zur Schwane Volkacher Ratsherr Riesling GG
This wine clearly focuses on one grape variety, and that is Riesling. Only the best grapes were used for this wonderfully balanced varietal wine from Weingut Zur Schwane. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Franconia. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of limestone. The berries for this white wine from Germany, after ensuring optimal ripeness, are harvested exclusively by hand. After the hand harvest, the grapes reach the press house by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and gently broken up. This is followed by fermentation in large wood at controlled temperatures. After fermentation is complete, the elegant Volkacher Ratsherr Riesling GG is aged for several months in oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the winery Zur Schwane Volkacher Ratsherr Riesling GG
This German wine is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to spinach gratin with almonds, cod with cucumber-mustard vegetables or potato pan with salmon.
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