Bender’s bone dry style of Riesling is a lovely light honey colour in the glass. The aroma recalls ripe apricots and sweet Golden Delicious apples with a delicate mineral edge. On the palate, it is wonderfully lean and fresh with invigorating acidity. The mix of orchard fruit flavours is thrilling.
Andreas believes in making wine that he likes. This is not a traditional Mosel as it blends all of his parcels on the steep slate slopes of the Mosel river. Organically farmed and hand-harvested, the wine in fermented spontaneously in 60-year-old 600-litre oak barrels and then three months in stainless steel for clarification.