Wine Obsessions: The Ballad of Elbling

Wine Obsessions: The Ballad of Elbling

The first sip on Elbling…   It is the oldest cultivated grape in Germany, yes older than its more famous cousin, Riesling. The Romans drank it, and LOVED it. It’s grown in the Upper-Mosel region of Germany in Kimmeridgian limestone soil, similar to that of Chablis in France. Unlike Riesling, Elbling is decidedly dry in style, every time. There are only a few people…

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