German wines are surprisingly out of vogue in London at the moment, but we think they are some of the most delicious drinks on earth. Riesling finds its spiritual home in Germany, and it is surely one of the most noble grapes.
Styles range from bone dry, zesty trocken wines to ripe, detailed expressions from late harvest spatlese or auslese fruit - no matter what the style great Riesling is always cut with acid and profound minerality, the wines often have it in spades.
While one of our favourite grapes, Riesling is just the beginning in Germany and increasingly we are being excited by wines made from Spatburgunder, Grauburgunder, Weissburgunder, Muller-Thurgau and more.
Grower: Weingut Brand
Region: Pfalz, Bockenheim, Germany
Grape Varieties: Muller Thurgau, Sylvaner, Chardonnay, Scheurebe
Size: 75cl bottle
The cherubic, young Bacchus is a nod to an old, carved-front barrel, lovingly drawn for the label by Daniel & Jonas Brand's Oma (grandmother) without color to delineate the series...