The region is Saar, the village is Ayl, the vineyard Kupp, and the producer Helmut Plunien, all part of the revival of this cool, historic winemaking area. The acidity in this classic, pure expression of Riesling is razor-sharp, cutting through the subtly
From three different clonal selections along with massal selections of spätburgunder planted to loam over limestone. Partially destemmed depending on vintage. All clones are vinified separately at harvest and an attentive sorting is done in the vineyards.
Deep-fruited, sweet, joyful, varietally true Pfalzer Gew rz full of tea roses and pink grapefruit.
All wines at Borell-Diehl are sustainably dry-farmed with no herbicides or pesticides.
Our favorite pairings include pork, rich fish, spicy food, pou
No destemming, crushed and pressed, with some skin contact, but depends on the vintage. In 2017 it was minimal. Naturally fermented in stainless steel and in steel on the full lees for 5-6 months before racking and bottling. There is no lees stirring here
M ller-Thurgau was created in Switzerland in the 19th century as a hardy, early-ripening grape for table wines. It is now the most widely grown grape in Germany. Borell-Diehl makes it in the classic style: fresh, crisp, limey, and ridiculously easy to