2011 JJ Christoffel Riesling, Wurzgarten Vineyard,
Urzig, Mosel, Germany
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Christoffel is one of our favorite producers in the Mosel region of Germany, thanks to its consistent house style of clean, bright, well balanced Rieslings. This should come as no surprise, since the Christoffel family has been involved in wine production since the 17th century -- they know their way around their land. In 2001, Hans Leo Christoffel leased the management of his vineyards and winemaking to Robert Eymael of Monchhof Estate. Their four hectares of vines comprise the Ürziger Würzgarten and Erdener Treppchen vineyards. This 2011 Spätlese comes from the Ürziger Würzgarten vineyard, or 'spice garden,' so named because its iron rich slate is red, and produces notably spicy wines.
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