2015 SANDAHL 'WET STONES'
(rhine) riesling, mid range grade, badacsony, hungary.
 

 
Label story
  • The premium vineyard wine has a label "Wet stones" since it reminds of the smell of Bazalt stones that has been wet from a summer rain.
 
2015 'Wet stones' originates from:
  • Genesis high 1st fraction
  • Genesis 1st fraction
 
Link to Google map of vineyards location
 
Video clips from 2015 harvest
 
Tasting soon after bottling (summer 2016)
  • Color: Light yellow
  • Smell: Strikingly amount of lemon and associated mineral and smoke from wet stones. Not overly botrytized, but more pure, stylish and fresh.
  • Taste: Good body, nice acidity and good concentration., and very good for its price range. Good, clean after taste.
  • Judgment: Serious wine with good development potential
 
Tasting summer 2017
  • Color: Rather light yellow
  • Smell: Soft, fruity smell, sweetness and dried apricot.
  • Taste: Fat, rich taste, a sweet feeling from a dry wine, rich after taste.
  • Judgment: This wine has really excelled in one year, with more potential for coming years.
 
Tasting summer 2019
  • Color: Medium yellow
  • Smell: Soft, fruity smell, dried apricot, waxy botrytis, clean dishcloth, a bit of petrol.
  • Taste: Adaptable, no corners anywhere, smooth taste in beautiful contrast to minerality. Riesling at its best.
  • Judgment: This wine is now fully mature and will last so for at least another 4 years.
 
Analysis (OBI):
  • Analysis (OBI):
  • Alcohol: 13.8 %
  • Sugar: 6.1 g/l
  • Acidity: 5.7 g/l
  • Vol.acid: 0.50 g/l
  • Bottle: 750 ml
 
Awards

2017 Decanter bronze medal, 86 points

Decanter tasting protocol not provided

 

 

 

 
Our other wines

Find below clickable links to all our other wines produced since 2010. Observe, that earlier vintages use to be sold out since long. Yellow means rare peaks, gray means mid ranges, and light blue means solid grounds.

2010 The stamp, Recept
2011 Magic rain, Cappuccino oil, Give me five
2012 Laundry hanger, Multiplexor, Rake & scoop, Elephant tap, Box fixture
2013 Count down, All of a kind, Gold standard, Secret
2014 S.O.S., m.m.s.
2015 Dry honey, Wet stones, Citrus x Limon, Bear glue, Bella sunrise, Tussilago
2016 Banana split, Chicken year, Street smart, Tie mania
2017 Ball of fame, Crystal cut, Rabbit periscope, Shop stop
2018 Oh deer, Sign up, Not yet, By the way, Dig it
2019 Birdie Num Num, Brave Birds, Starling Village, Air Dive
 
Internet
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