2019 Wagner-Stempel Heerkretz Riesling Auslese

Riesling - 500ML
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JS 99
JS 99

jamessuckling.com, August 2020

Welcome to my exotic home in the hall of crystals, far removed from the workaday world. Gigantic concentration and brilliance with a ton of minerals that make this feel feather-light on the palate. From organically grown...


Color & Type Dessert
Varietal Riesling
Country Germany
Region Rheinhessen
Sub-region Siefersheim
Vintage 2019
Size 500ML
Percent alcohol 7.5%
Closure Cork

Allow me to introduce you to the exquisite 2019 Wagner-Stempel Heerkretz Riesling Auslese from Germany's renowned Rheinhessen region. This wine is a true gem, encapsulating the essence of Riesling in its purest form.

As you gaze upon the bottle, adorned with a classic label, you can anticipate the sensory journey that awaits. The wine presents itself with a radiant golden hue, reminiscent of the sun-kissed vineyards from which it originates. Its appearance is captivating, drawing you closer to explore its aromatic treasures.

Upon uncorking, delicate aromas of ripe stone fruits dance gracefully from the glass. Notes of luscious peaches, succulent apricots, and juicy nectarines envelop your senses, creating an irresistible temptation. The bouquet is further enhanced by vibrant floral undertones, offering a seductive complexity that sets it apart.

On the palate, this Riesling Auslese showcases a harmonious balance between richness and elegance. It is a masterpiece of precision winemaking, with a remarkable concentration that astonishes the palate. Despite its intensity, the wine maintains a feather-light texture, caressing the tongue with finesse and grace.

This wine truly transports you to a world of wonder, as if you have entered a hall of crystals. It is a testament to the unique terroir of the Siefersheim sub-region, where the grapes are organically grown with utmost care. The minerality is astonishing, with a myriad of minerals weaving their way through each sip, adding depth and complexity.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling bestowed upon this wine an impressive score of 99 points, a testament to its exceptional quality. He describes it as a wine worthy of admiration, inviting you to savor it now or cellar it for future enjoyment.

In conclusion, the 2019 Wagner-Stempel Heerkretz Riesling Auslese is a white wine that captivates the senses and transports you to a realm of extraordinary beauty. Its impeccable balance, intoxicating aromas, and ethereal texture make it a true masterpiece. Whether you choose to indulge in it now or save it for a special occasion, this wine will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on your palate.