Thanks to the diversity of this site’s soil, with its ruddy weathered desert sandstone combining with volcanic compounds, the Heiligenstein produces a classically pure expression of Riesling. The flora and fauna that thrives in between the vines is usually found in far more southern Mediterranean areas.
Reviews & Scores
Medium straw-yellow; needs a lot of patience, which it rewards with delightful aromas redolent of peach, white pepper and almond brittle, backed up by deep spice, has excellent focus; enormously concentrated on the palate, the fruit pushing forward behind the piquant spiciness, this is succulent and rich in extracts, with a firm acid structure, takes on a mineral element and lingers on the finish; a passionate Heiligenstein. A delicious and appetizing food accompaniment, for example with catfish on a vegetable bed. Winemaker
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