Riesling 2012 GGs – Mosel, Nahe, Rheingau & Franken


Michael sprinkles some of his highest scores ever below. See this guide to our extensive coverage of Germany's 2012s. 

The credentials of Grosse Gewächse from the Nahe have never been in doubt since the classification of the VDP came into operation more than a decade ago. There are at least four producers from that region – Diel, Dönnhoff, Emrich Schönleber, Schaefer Fröhlich – who have consistently featured among the elite of producers of dry German Riesling. And that number does not even include Martin Tesch, who makes some superb trocken wines, but only a tiny amount of one Grosses Gewächs...