Dr. Wehrheim is a third generation producer from the German Pfalz region. The family owned estate have small vineyard holdings of approximately 14 acres from which they produce mainly
classically dry wines. The focus is on producing traditional grape varieties.
The wine is named after the Muschelkalk soil formation, a 200 million year old limestone/fossilized shell deposit similar to the Kimmeridgean fault of Chablis and Champagne.
2009 Weissburgunder Spätlese has a nose pf almond and marzipan. The wine is full-bodied and dense with a smoky nutty structure, perfectly balanced with staunch minerality and good acidity.