Prinz von Hessen ‘Johannisberger Klaus’ Riesling GG (Grosses Gewächs) 2016

The grapes for this “GG” come from the VDP.GROSSE LAGE® ”JOHANNISBERGER KLAUS”.  The southernfacing slopes sport deep, calciferous loss soil.  This rich Riesling is incredibly precise, showing aromas of stone fruit, fresh apples, tropical fruit and mint with a polished minerality.  A sophisticated Riesling character on the palate.  Gripping, complex and intense.

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Reviews & Awards

“Platinum Award: Best Medium Dry White Wine in Show + 97 points”

Judges comments: “Silver-green in colour, with a suite of perfectly defined, crystallised fruit aromas and ample spring-flower charm, too. Give it time in the glass: there’s spellbinding Riesling intricacy here: minutes of happy sniffing. On the palate, the wine is pure, limpid, open, with high-optic flavours of orchard fruits, a touch of vinosity, perfectly judged rounded sweetness which finished all but dry, and some stony sobriety lurking below. 2018-2030.”
Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

Gold Medal

Berliner Wine Trophy 2017

“93 points”

“The best of the GGs from this producer with fine white peach character. Very discrete and a little bit old-fashioned aristocratic in style this is a seriously elegant and long wine with the potential to develop through 2035.”
James Suckling, September 2017


“An animating fragrance of green fruit raises expectations of freshness, which the palate does not disappoint. (…)..”
Jancis Robinson MW, August 2017

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