Bürklin-Wolf - from 1998 to 2002 and beyond
These were two very impressive verticals from the Bürklin-Wolf stable where Christian von Guradze has been busy embracing biodynamic methods. Luiz Horta in your turn notes reduced alcohol levels in younger vintages. Many of these were around the 13% mark. I found the individual vintages imprinted themselves most firmly on the wines. Gaisböhl, jewel of Ruppertsberg, is an 8 ha south-facing monopole of Bürklin-Wolf on red and yellow sandstone while Rechbächel is just 3 ha, also all owned by Bürklin-Wolf in Wachenheim with similar soils and exposition to Gaisböhl. Both vineyards are gradually being converted to...
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