Grosses Gewächs 2014 – Pfalz, Rheingau and Rheinhessen Rieslings


See also Grosses Gewächs 2014 – Mosel and Nahe Rieslings and this general introduction to the Grosses Gewächs tastings. 

The 2014 growing season has gone down in the annals of German wine history as a challenging year. See this guide to our already extensive coverage of 2014 German wines. But the old truism that when the going gets tough, the tough get going, was certainly vindicated by the vast majority of 2014 Grosse Gewächse Richard and I tasted. I was particularly impressed by the great Riesling growths from the Pfalz. The overall standard is rewardingly high, and the best of...