Von Othegraven Winery located in the Moselle region reaches the highest peaks of German wine excellence, famous for its award-winning Rieslings. The company extends over 16 hectares in the Rhineland-Palatinate in Kanzem. Von Othergraven is a winery located in the Saar Valley, in the Moselle wine region the wines of this area are strongly determined by the climate and in important vintages the Riesling has a very particular minerality and character of freshness, for which they are considered among the greatest whites in the world, such as Von Othegraven wines that give unique emotions. The most important and therefore the most coveted territories are found in the municipalities of Kanzem and Wiltingen located on the edge of the Saar River.
Type: Semi-Dry White Wine from late harvest between Kabinett and Auslese, often sweeter and more fruity than Kabinett.
Production area: Upper Moselle
Grape Variety: 100% Riesling
Soil type: Rocky, mineral and rich in iron oxide
Vinification: The grapes are selected and harvested by hand. The must is left to rest with its natural yeasts
Refinement: In the bottle
Alcohol content: 8.5% vol.
Organoleptic characteristics: Von Othegraven's Altenberg Riesling Spatlese is a particularly interesting wine, produced in purity with Riesling grapes from the Upper Moselle. The term Spatlle in German indicates the late harvest, in fact these grapes are left to ripen longer on the plant. The Altenberg Riesling Spatlese is complex and with a well balanced taste it is a product to try. Straw yellow with light reflections. Mint and sage are the first sensations that this wine expresses on the nose. Minerality and fresh fruit on the palate. As simple as it is interesting. Well balanced
Pairings: Perfect to accompany a second course of white meat but also excellent fresh cheeses.