Kühling-Gillot Qvinterra Riesling Trocken is a single-varietal white wine made from Riesling grapes and produced by Kühling-Gillot, a winery situated in the municipality of Bodenheim in Rheinhessen, a region near the Rhine River. Established in the 19th century, the winery is currently owned by Carolin Gillot and Oliver Spanier since 2002. They specialize in crafting organic wines, including Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Silvaner.
The vineyards responsible for producing Kühling-Gillot Qvinterra Riesling Trocken are located across five municipalities in the region, giving rise to the name "Qvinterra." These vineyards feature diverse soils, including red slate, clay loams, and loess, which are clay sediments originally deposited by the wind. The wine is made from grapes harvested from young vines, resulting in a wine that is vibrant, aromatic, and full of freshness.
The winemaking process for Kühling-Gillot Qvinterra Riesling Trocken involves fermentation using naturally occurring yeasts. After fermentation, the wine undergoes a brief period of aging in stainless steel tanks. This careful approach to aging helps to preserve the wine's inherent freshness and juicy characteristics.
Kühling-Gillot Qvinterra Riesling Trocken is classified as a dry white wine. It exhibits a fruity aroma on the nose and possesses a well-balanced, refreshing acidity that contributes to its complexity, despite its youthful nature.