The estate of Thörle is based in Saulheim in the Rheinhesson and their recent Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder in German) vintages have been proclaimed as some of the finest reds produced in the country. Thörle has been run by brothers Johannes and Christoph since 2006. They work organically and are moving towards biodynamic culture. And, of course, besides Pinot Noir the brothers also grow Riesling. Yet this is Riesling from limestone: an altogether different and more Burgundian prospect to wines from elsewhere in Germany that might be grown on slate or loam.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £214.07
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"What a beauty this dry white is! It has the stature of Premier Cru white burgundy. However, it's in the Cinderella corner,because the Silvaner has so few fans internationally. Stunning nose, with super-ripe pear and hints of shiso leaf and fresh coriander. And at the finish, it does what so many dry silvaners don't, it goes on tiptoe and gently leads you into the distance. Excellent aging potential. 95/100." jamessuckling.com
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