Leitz Rosengarten GG 2020

Leitz Rosengarten GG 2020

Leitz Rosengarten GG 2020

Regular price $107.00

Leitz Winery's Renowned Craftsmanship: Leitz, a highly respected winery in Germany's Rheingau region, is celebrated for its mastery in producing Riesling. Known for their Grosses Gewächs (GG) wines, which denote a dry wine from a classified vineyard, Leitz's approach combines meticulous vineyard management with a dedication to expressing the unique characteristics of each site. The Rosengarten GG 2020 is a prime example of this commitment, showcasing the sophistication and terroir-driven quality Leitz is known for.

The 2020 Vintage and Terroir Influence: The Leitz Rosengarten GG 2020 comes from the esteemed Rosengarten vineyard, noted for its distinctive terroir. The 2020 vintage in the Rheingau region was marked by a growing season that allowed for optimal ripeness and aromatic development in the Riesling grapes. Wines from this vintage are expected to display a harmonious balance of fruit intensity, minerality, and acidity, characteristic of top-tier Rheingau Rieslings.

Tasting Experience:

  • Appearance: Exhibits a bright, golden hue, suggesting a richness and depth typical of a Grosses Gewächs Riesling.

  • Aroma: The nose is greeted with an alluring bouquet of ripe stone fruits, like peaches and apricots, intertwined with subtle floral notes and a distinctive minerality, reflecting the Rosengarten vineyard's soil composition.

  • Taste: On the palate, the wine is expressive and multifaceted. It presents flavors of juicy peach and apricot, complemented by hints of citrus and a crisp minerality. The acidity is well-balanced, adding vibrancy to the wine’s rich, full-bodied profile.

  • Finish: The finish is long and persistent, with a continued interplay of fruit flavors and mineral undertones.

Food Pairing Recommendations from Wineology Menu:

  1. Kingfish Crudo with Onion Jam, Shallots, Chive, Sesame, Chilli Aioli, XO Oil, and Citrus Dressing: The wine’s complexity and minerality will beautifully complement the delicate flavors of the kingfish, enhancing the dish's freshness and balancing the subtle spice and citrus elements.

  2. Fresh Fig and Blood Orange with Pistachio Dukkah, Mulberries, Dried Fig, and Orange Liqueur Labneh: The Rosengarten's slight sweetness and vibrant acidity harmonize with the sweetness of the figs and blood orange, while the aromatic profile interact delightfully with the spiced, nutty notes of the dukkah.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Citrus, violet, green apples, grapefruit, peach. Crisp, high acid, intense, long finish.

Country: Germany | Region: Rheingau

Winemaker: Leitz | Vintage: 2020

Style: White | Variety: Riesling

Primary Flavours: Honey, Stone, and Grapefruit

Acidity: 4.0 | Sweetness: 1.0 | Tannin: 0.0 | Body: 3.0 | Alcohol: 2.0

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