Thursday, May 7, 2015

HEYMANN-LÖWENSTEIN -- 2013 Grosse Gewächse (Mosel)

Richard Löwenstein began his estate in 1980 and has worked to build up a great and well-deserved reputation. Downstream from the better-known  Mosel sites, and indeed just a few kilometers before the Mosel flows into the Rhein at Koblenz, the magical steep, terraced slate hillsides are still here to form the wines. Like the great wines of Clemens Busch, they are entirely different from the Mosels, even the dry Mosels, upstream. (Continue reading here.)