Schlossberg Achkarren Grauer Burgunder 2019

96/100 by James Suckling

Grape: Pinot Gris
Alcohol: 13.5% abv
Type: Dry White
Vintage: 2019
Format: 75cl
Classification: Lagenwein (Classified Superior Single Vineyard)
Region: Baden
Country: Germany



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 Quite opulent on the nose with a hint of butter and ripe yellow fruit, notes of flint give a defining backbone. Flattering on the palate, with apricots and honeysuckle, ripe melon and stone fruit, accompanied by herbal and salty-mineral notes. An excellent accompaniment at the table and, thanks to the volcanic soil of the vineyard, a surprising Pinot Gris. Although smoky on the finish, this characteristic does not dominate – an elegant but not reserved wine.