⭐️88/100⭐️ Solveigs Steil, 2013 📍Rheingau, Germany🇩🇪 🍇100%

⭐️88/100⭐️ Solveigs Steil, 2013 📍Rheingau, Germany🇩🇪 🍇100%

7/26/2021, 3:00:39 PM
⭐️88/100⭐️ Solveigs Steil, 2013 📍Rheingau, Germany🇩🇪 🍇100% Pinot Noir ⚡️13,5% Tasted: July 2020 Close to the town of Assmannshausen in Rheingau, Jens Heinemeyer is producing several Pinot Noir wines in the most beautiful landscape of super steep vineyards (especially this one: steep = “steil” in German) adjacent to the Rhine River. All vineyards located around Assmannshausen are covered by red slate stone soil, which are perfect in the relatively cold climate, due to red slate’s ability to withstand temperature changes. The temperature stability makes sure the slate doesn’t get too cold over night, nor too warm during the day. Perfect conditions for a cool climate Pinot Noir. All Heinemeyer’s vineyards are cultivated by certified organic farming. The wine “Steil” is a single vineyard selection from old vines ranging between 15 and 48 years. The name also describes the nature of Solveigs vineyards which are all steep slopes up to 70°. The wine ferments naturally and ages 24 months in barrique before unfiltered bottling, and then rests another 24 months in before leaving the cellar. At the end, around 2000 bottles are made. Powerful yet elegant bouquet harmoniously offering ripe, dark cherry and cranberry mixed with pepper, leather, fresh mild tobacco then finishing with an earthy and herbal touch. There’s a discreet perfumed scent of fried roses and stable too. The palate is smooth with a fine acidity to match the dark (candied) cherries and ripe raspberries. Warm spices follow with a delicate, mineral touch from the slate. 
Overall a fantastic and complex PN - stylistically a bit in between the “classic” German Spätburgunder and the Bourgogne PN. Spottet at @distinto .dk #wine #winelover #pinotnoir #spa ̈tburgunder #rheingau #germany #weingut #solveigswine #germanwine #sommelier #naturalwine #organicwine #biodynamicwine #instawine #vin #bourgognewine #redwine #gourmet #vinrouge #vino #vinorosso #finewine #topwine #vintagewine #rarewine #rotwein #wein

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