Markus Molitor Wehlener Sonnenuhr Beerenauslese is a single varietal sweet Riesling wine produced by the Markus Molitor winery.
The grapes used in the production of Wehlener Sonnenuhr Beerenauslese come from free-standing vineyards over 80 years old. This famous vineyard, located on an extremely steep slope, has different levels of soils with complex characteristics. A deep, stony Devonian slate layer stands out, which gives Markus Molitor's wine its distinctive mineral character.
The grapes, which are completely healthy, are gently pressed and macerated for several hours with their aromatic skins. After maceration, the juice ferments naturally in large wooden barrels. Subsequently, the wine ages for a long period on its lees, which contributes to its balance and fruity character.
Markus Molitor Wehlener Sonnenuhr Beerenauslese Tasting Notes
This wine is characteristically pure and light, with fragrant aromas of stone fruits at their peak of ripeness, which are seamlessly interwoven with subtle flavours of crushed stone.
On the palate, the wine is powerful, rich and incredibly juicy, while retaining its purity, elegance and clarity. It is a Riesling of great precision and salinity, highly complex with infinite juiciness.
The finish is long and stimulating, with saline notes and remarkable richness and power, still marked by its characteristic texture.