Weingut Zilliken, Weissburgunder

Description
Weingut Zilliken, Weissburgunder - Straw yellow colour. Fruity and aromatic in the nose. The taste is ripe with hints of green nuts, apple, quince, apricot, citrus and fresh pineapple. Medium-bodied and pleasantly fresh acidity make it very pleasant and versatile to drink.

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Additional information

Brand

Weingut Zilliken

Wine name

Weingut Zilliken, Weissburgunder

Grape variety

100% Weissburgunder

Country

Germany

Origin

Moselle

Classification

Quality wine psr German Mosel

Type

White Wine

Harvest year

2019

Packaging

Glass bottle

Contents

75cl

Closure

Screw cap

Flavour

Almond, Fresh, Yellow Apple, Peach, Ripe Pear

Wine and Food

Aperitif, Asparagus, Poultry, Quiche, Salads, Vegetarian, Fish

Alcohol (%)

12,5%

Viticulture

Conventional

Education

RVS

Vegan

No

Sur Lie

No

Use within

6 years

Acid

5.5 g/L

PH value

3,5

Residual sugar

5 g/L

Serving temperature

8 - 10˚C

Article number

1050104

Description

The special connection to the vineyards and the vines has grown over several generations. Already in 1881 the estate was founded by the forefather Jean-Baptiste Hellers. With joy and commitment to viticulture and hospitality they have been working on the Zilliken Wine Estate for four generations now. Since 2009 the new generation - Patrick Zilliken and his wife Martina - have taken over the farm from their parents. After graduating from St. Urbans-Hof and from the Bischöflichen Winery in Trier, Patrick Zilliken trained as a viticulture and winemaking technician in Bad Kreuznach. He then worked in Luxembourg and South Africa before joining the family business in 2006. Riesling has been grown here in the Mosel since the 17th century. Lime-free, loamy slate floors (Devon shale) allow the Riesling vines to flourish brilliantly. It is not without reason that the world's most exclusive white wines come from this region.