Schloss Gobelsburg Schlosskellerei Riesling 2020 (Kamptal, Austria) - [JS 91]

Schloss Gobelsburg Schlosskellerei Riesling 2020
(Kamptal, Austria) - [JS 91]

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Winemaker Notes:

The Zwettl Monastery was founded in 1074 and in 1171 the Monks of Zwettl were granted their first vineyards: Heiligenstein & Gaisberg–the oldest documented sites in the Kamptal. Two hundred years later Eva and Michael Moosbrugger were granted the winemaking and viticultural contract in 1996, and with the help and guidance of Michael’s mentor, Willi Bründlmayer, the winery has regained its prestige and considered to be a leader in quality and innovation. Schloss Gobelsburg maintains a large number of parcels in Erste Lagen, or 1st Growth, vineyards in the Kamptal, including the mineral-rich, crystalline slopes of the Gaisberg and Heiligenstein planted to Riesling, and the deep loess soils of Renner, Grub, and Lamm planted to Grüner Veltliner. The winery continues to utilize organic winegrowing and has benefited from the fact that the monks of Zwettl Monastery began these practices as early as 1958.

For this wine, the grapes are from the best sites around the Heiligenstein (Lamm, Grub and Renner). 

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Petrol, flint, rose petal, violet, orage peel, apple, pear and pea

Palate: Apple, pear, peach, apricot and honey

Ratings & Reviews

91 Points - James Suckling:
"Attractive lemon and white-peach nose with hints of green apples and fresh herbs. Juicy, mid-weight palate with a lot of character and a lovely balance of warm elements and cool, minty undertones. Long, very harmonious finish. Drink now. Screw cap." (May 2021)