"Intensely golden in color, the 2004 Wallufer Berg Bildstock Riesling Spätlese is intensely fruity on the nose, where dried and stewed apricot aromas are displayed and intermixed with discreet caramel aromas. Lush, round and pretty sweet, this is a generous and pretty charming Spätlese. You really taste that sweetness if you don't have a strong cheese to pair with it. There is a certain petrol flavor as well, but the wine is still vital and fresh."
In 1893, master wine maker Jean Baptist Becker founded the traditional Rheingau company in Walluf. The Becker family led it through the turmoil of the times, mastered the ups and downs of two world wars and finally made it into the present with success, where the greatest challenge now seems to be fast pace. The winery counteracts this phenomenon with its very own, extremely successful strategy: giving wine its time.
Today, dry and matured Rieslings are the flagship of JB Becker. But also impressive Spätburgunder belong to the portfolio as well as Rieslings with traditionally slight residual sweetness, which are also excellent food companions. Today, after 125 years of tradition, in which one has consistently remained true to one's own convictions, a lot of young sommeliers and connoisseurs of the wine scene are enthusiastic about those wines that often only leave the cellars of the winery after years of maturity, and above all because of it convince of their independence. Which is hardly surprising, because with each year (or better: decade) of maturity, another remarkable facet is reflected.
J.B. Becker Wallufer Berg Bildstock Riesling Spatlese 2002