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Jonas Dostert - Pure Limestone 2019

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Jonas Dostert is one of the young guns on the German wine scene, located in an unknown wine area called the Obermosel, close to the border with Luxembourg and about a 150km from the better known Mosel area. The wines he creates are unreal and in a time of only dire stories about low yields and rotten harvests, Jonas Dostert is slowly taking over his father's domaine and creating a little more wine each vintage..

This is a blend of 50% Chardonnay with 50% Elbling, and to some extent, this is what the wine tastes like. It has the stoney, essential quality, the punch of Elbling with a bit more of the glossy, quinine-like fruit of Chardonnay – a bit, but not much, of the curves of Chardonnay. It does have an elegance that the sharper edges of the Elbling miss. It is profoundly mineral and does have more than a subtle hint of “pure limestone.”