Vineyard: Forster Musenhang

VarietiesPinot Noir

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2004 J.L. Wolf Alte Reben, Pfalz Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder)

This wine comes from a parcel of old vines (“Alte Reben”) that was planted in 1968 with a mix of German clones. This parcel is in a vineyard called Forster Musenhang, which was rated as a “second growth” in the 1828 vineyard classification done by the Bavarian government. The fruit was harvested at 13.0% potential alcohol. Cold maceration was followed by traditional fermentation in 400-liter bins. The wine was aged in 40% new French oak barriques for 16 months. Total production was 116 cases. · Mahogany-tinged color. Leafy, asparagus aromas. Light red fruit, with tangy acidity. Reviewed March 23, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »