Lorentz "Kanzlerberg" 2005

100% Riesling
A still white wine from the Alsace region of France.

Complex and rich. Wet stone, butter, white pepper.

Tasting Notes

Visually the 2005 Kanzlerberg from Lorentz Estate is very attractive with its honey colour.

On the nose the bouquet shows wet stone, butter and a spicy note of white pepper.

The mouthfeel is elegant and the finish long.

Lorentz "Kanzlerberg" 2005
Kanzlerberg (2005) Review
Estate making Kanzlerberg Estate Lorentz
Kanzlerberg (2005) Label Kanzlerberg
Style of Kanzlerberg Style White & Still
Country of Lorentz Country France
Region of Lorentz Region Alsace
Grape blend of Kanzlerberg Grapes Riesling
Vintage of Kanzlerberg Vintage 2005

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White grape variety

Riesling is a white grape variety native to the Rhine Valley. Riesling is a flowery, almost perfumed grape variety with high acidity and flowery, almost perfumed aromas. It’s used to make white wines that are dry, semi-sweet, sweet, and sparkling. Riesling wines are almost never oaked and are normally varietally pure. Riesling was the world’s 20th most planted variety in 2004, with 48,700 hectares, but it is typically included in the “top three” white wine varieties, alongside Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc, in terms of value for quality wines. Riesling is a terroir-expressive variety, which means that the character of Riesling wines is strongly influenced by the wine’s roots.

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Place in European Collectivity of Alsace, France

Alsace is a cultural zone and a territorial collectivity in Eastern France, bordering Germany and Switzerland on the west side of the upper Rhine. It had a population of 1,889,589 people in 2017.

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