Saturday, July 2, 2016

2014 Ansgar Clüsserath (Trittenheim, Mosel) -- 2014s

Eva Clüsserath said that she was surprised that the vintage in the Mosel was even more than in the Rheinhessen (where her husband, Philipp Wittmann’s estate is located). Harvesting began on 12 October and lasted about ten days. It was necessary to inspect each bunch of grapes to sort out unhealthy grapes. There were no edelsüss wines (Auslese and sweeter). She characterized the vintage as in the end a good year, but very stressful. (Continue reading here.)