Riesling 2012 GGs - Pfalz and Rheinhessen
13 Sep 2013 by Michael Schmidt
See this guide to our extensive coverage of Germany's 2012s. And see below to discover which Rheinhessen vineyard, whose soil is shown in close-up here, produced no fewer than two of the four wines which Michael scored 19 out of 20! At the end of August 2013 the association of German premium wine estates (VDP) showed, as usual, over 400 of its Grosse Gewächse at Wiesbaden in a marathon session lasting two full days. The most conscientious reporters then attended an additional half-day show at Mainz where the VDP Rheinhessen gave them another chance to taste the finest dry wines of that region. If I may for a brief...

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