2020 Weingut Clemens Busch Marienburg Fahrlay Riesling Grosses Gewachs

Riesling - 750ML
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jamessuckling.com, October 2021

Smelling this is like looking into a deep abyss, and someone unfamiliar with intensely mineral dry riesling might feel a bit of vertigo. However, these grapefruit, white-tea and wild-herb aromas really excite us. On the...
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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2022

The 2020 Marienburg GG Fahrlay is pure, bright and fresh on the nose and, like the 2021, absolutely true to its terroir with its rocky blue slate. The ripe fruit of the 2020 vintage is obvious here but far from opulence...


Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country Germany
Region Mosel Saar Ruwer
Sub-region Middle Mosel
Appellation Punderich
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2020 Weingut Clemens Busch Marienburg Fahrlay Riesling Grosses Gewachs, a white wine from the renowned Mosel Saar Ruwer region in Germany. This wine is a true gem, crafted with precision and care by the esteemed producer, Weingut Clemens Busch.

In the glass, this Riesling dazzles with its pale straw color, hinting at the elegance and finesse it possesses. The nose is a sensory journey, akin to looking into a deep abyss, as described by the esteemed wine critic, James Suckling. The bouquet offers a mesmerizing combination of grapefruit, white tea, and wild herb aromas that excite and intrigue the senses. It is a sensory symphony that sets the stage for what lies ahead.

On the sleek palate, this wine truly shines with its super-focused nature. The tannin structure is nothing short of terrific, beautifully matching the crystalline quality found on the pristine finish. It is a wine that displays remarkable balance and precision, a testament to the meticulous craftsmanship of Weingut Clemens Busch. What sets this wine apart is its biodynamic origins, with the grapes being grown with Respekt certification, further enhancing its allure.

Renowned wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also sings praise for this exceptional vintage. The 2020 Marienburg GG Fahrlay showcases purity, brightness, and freshness on the nose, reflecting the unique terroir of the region with its rocky blue slate characteristics. Despite the ripe fruit of the vintage, the wine maintains its elegance and finesse, never veering into opulence or excessive richness. It is a true embodiment of the harmonious union between terroir and vintage.

On the palate, this wine reveals its true nature, offering a rich and juicy experience that is delicately refined. The balance is impeccable, with fine tannins, saline acidity, and crunchy structural slate elements adding depth and complexity. With an alcohol percentage of 12%, it is a wine that showcases purity and restraint.

The 2020 Weingut Clemens Busch Marienburg Fahrlay Riesling Grosses Gewachs is a masterpiece that captivates the senses and leaves a lasting impression. It is a wine to be savored and celebrated, whether enjoyed now or cellared for further development. This is a wine that elevates any occasion and deserves a place in the collection of every discerning wine enthusiast.