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In 2017 frost did considerable damage, and yields are half those of 2016. The harvest was early, and since it was warm the grapes ripened quickly, resulting in very little Kabinett. There was also a danger of rot, so the pickers finished their job at some speed, which gave only a small quantity of Auslese.
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2018 Riesling Monopol [01 19] (GRUN08218A)
From fruit in the Herrenberg picked at various times during the harvest, so there is zing provided by just ripe grapes as well as richness from fully ripe ones. It is juicy and refreshing, a perfect calling card for the estate, showing yellow fruit with a herbal note and a gentle hit of salty slate.
2018 Abtsberg Superior [09 19] (GRUN16218A)
The finest grapes of the Abtsberg, fermented with minimal intervention to near dryness. There is lovely purity and intensity to the juicy citrus fruit, shot through with honeysuckle, cassis, vine flowers and grassy notes, and the finish is powerful and long.
2018 Herrenberg Kabinett [03 19] (GRUN20218A)
Always a perfectly judged Kabinett from the poor soils of the Herrenberg: it is juicy and very elegant, the fruit cool and floral, and there is fresh pithy sweet grapefruit on the finish.
2018 Abtsberg Kabinett [02 19] (GRUN22218A)
Ripe and generous but still featherlight, this is packed with dense yellow stone fruit, gooseberry and the herbal freshness so beloved by Grünhaus fans. It gets structure from the fine gentle smoky slate notes, and the finish is seamless, elegant and long.
2018 Herrenberg Spätlese [05 19] (GRUN30218A)
Smooth, mouth-filling and ripe, there is an appealing spicy note to the cool green fruit and a fine interplay between the sweetness and ripe acidity, underpinned by slaty flavours towards the finish.
2018 Abtsberg Spätlese [06 19] (GRUN32218A)
Very forward and approachable this year with is a burst of complex fruit ? honey, melon, gooseberry and a hint of tropical ? as well as a powerful floral note, but this is more than matched by the dense mineral character and vibrant ripe acidity. And despote all this going on, the wine never breaks a sweat: it is smooth and seamless right through to the long finish.
2018 Abtsberg Auslese [36 19] (GRUN42218A)
The fruit is intensely perfumed, the body of the wine rich and dense and then an abundance of mineral bass notes pulls it all together. A very pure and lively Auslese that is a bit full-on in youth and will mellow in bottle.
2018 Herrenberg Auslese Nr. 72 [35 19] (GRUN47218A)
A restrained, elegant wine with all elements clearly delineated and harmoniously in sync: perfumed floral notes, some muskiness, vibrant lemon and a long mineral finish that nicely counterpoints the exuberant fruit. Very classy.
2018 Abtsberg Auslese Nr. 89 [26 19] (GRUN52218A)
Less botrytis than in the Nr. 87, and the perfumed yellow fruit is more closely defined, the minerality clean, salty and pure and the weight of sweetness nicely caught by a fresh, zingy citrus acidity.
2018 Abtsberg Auslese Nr. 87 [29 19] (GRUN54218A)
Botrytis gives a creamy richness to this already powerful wine, which has rich, smooth perfumed fruit and a lovely delicate mineral-driven finish.
2018 Abtsberg Beerenauslese [30 19] (GRUN82218A)
A very dense wine indeed. The fruit is floral, rich and broad, with fresh apricot and mint notes, underpinned by very zingy lemon flavours and leading to a long smooth juicy finish.
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