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Markus Schneider Alte Reben Riesling 2020

Markus Schneider Alte Reben Riesling 2020
  • MSC-032020
  • Wonderful fruit aromas, surrounded by lemon balm
  • Expressive white wine with mineral notes
  • From grapes originated from vines over 40 years old
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12.95€ 17.27€/l

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With its straw-yellow colour and great aroma, the Markus Schneider Alte Reben Riesling...
With its straw-yellow colour and great aroma, the Markus Schneider Alte Reben Riesling immediately delights the connoisseur. On the nose, wonderful aromas of peach, mango and mirabelle unfold, while nuances of lemon balm provide a light herbal note. On the palate, too, this powerful and mineral white wine is beautifully fruity with spicy hints. The wine owes its intense character to the grapes, which come from vines that are over forty years old, and to its maturation, which took place both in steel tanks and in wooden barrels. The Markus Schneider Alte Reben Riesling is best enjoyed with white meat, but vegetarian dishes, for example with fish or seafood, are also a good choice for this white wine with a strong character.

Goes With:

Name:
Markus Schneider Alte Reben Riesling 2020
Article-No.:
MSC-032020
Grape Varieties:
Riesling
Vintage:
2020
Winery:
Weingut Markus Schneider
Importer/ Distributor:
Markus Schneider GbR, Am Hohen Weg 1, 67158 Ellerstadt, Germany
Food Business Operator:
CAPREO GmbH- Gildeweg 10- 46562 Voerde- Germany
Producer:
Markus Schneider GbR, Am Hohen Weg 1, 67158 Ellerstadt, Deutschland
Bottle Cap:
Cork
Price:
12.95€ / bottle à 0,75 l
Filling Quantity:
0,75 l
Alcohol Strength:
12,5 % Vol.
Acidity:
7,1 g/l
Residual Sugar:
5,8 g/l
Serve at:
7-11 °C
Best before:
2028
In the Cellar:
Matures in both steel tank and wooden barrel.
Appellation:
Pfalz
Allergen:
Sulphite

With courage to success - the Markus Schneider winery

It all started with a vineyard and a garage in the backyard - today the Markus Schneider estate from Ellerstadt in the Palatinate is one of the most famous wineries in Germany. Although the parents already grew grapes, it was only with Markus Schneider that the family started to produce their own wine. He learned the trade in the neighbouring village at a renowned winery and has long since become one of the top names in the international wine world. Markus Schneider also owes his success to his courage to break new ground. This applies both to his wine creations and their marketing. The labels, designed with modern simplicity, had a high recognition value thanks to their clear language - labels in black and white simply stood out from the crowd in the mid-1990s. Not only was the design new, but also the renunciation of the name of the vineyard and the designation of quality. But the character of the wines was also completely different from what was previously known from the Palatinate: Opulent, juicy and wood-flavored. Until then, these characteristics were more applicable to wines from Southern France or South Africa.

Innovative and unique: Wines from Markus Schneider

Markus Schneider's first wine was simply called "Rotwein" - today known as "Einzelstück" - a wine made from hundred year old vines of the Portugieser variety. However, he became internationally known with the Black Print, a red wine cuvée with an unmistakable character. But also the straight Riesling wines are unmistakable in their style. The vineyard sites offer the grapes good conditions for optimal ripeness and Markus Schneider uses innovations to harmonize the different terroirs. The cultivation of the vines - half with white and half with red varieties - is carried out sustainably and with small yields, which are all the higher in terms of quality. Besides Riesling, the grape varieties include Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc for the white and Pinot Noir, Merlot, Blaufränkisch or Cabernet Sauvignon for the red varieties. Some of the wine creations bear unusual names such as Tohuwabohu or Hullabaloo - a homage by Markus Schneider to his children - or Kaitui, which means "tailor" in the language of the New Zealand natives - a fitting name for a Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand style.
Enchanting wines from Germany and South Africa: Markus Schneider's projects with winemaking colleagues

Speaking of overseas: Markus Schneider has also created extraordinary wines together with winemaker

friends. One of these cooperations is the collaboration with Danie Steytler in South Africa. The result: the De Cutter Chenin Blanc as well as the red wine cuvée called Rooi Olifant. When the evening sun sets over Table Mountain, the large granite boulders are bathed in a red light - and remind one of a fat, red elephant. In Germany, Markus Schneider also makes common cause with his friend and winemaker colleague Thomas Hensel. The name of their project is "Hensel & Gretel", the title of the fairy tale of the same name also reflects the name "The Witch Hunter". The collection includes a fruity and intense Sauvignon Blanc and a velvety and multi-layered Pinot Noir, which will enchant every wine lover - just like the other wines of Markus Schneider.