Friedrich Becker Heydenreich Pinot Noir 2015
This Heydenreich is what used to be called Pinot Noir. Becker's cult wine. It is the top wine of the house and has been the insider tip for many years, and is recognized throughout the country as the best Pinot Noir in Germany. It is located at an altitude above St. Paul. Very cold. 2015 certainly the finest nose compared to the massive wines from the Kammerberg and Sankt Paul. Here, too, more than 70% cents. But we are much finer, much more walking on the red cherry. We also have graphite and a good proportion of wood, here too a little eucalyptus and elder, but it remains finer. Much more sublime. We are much more subtle with a Musigny than with a Clos de Vougeot. This is completely supported in the mouth. The wine has an incredible freshness and a razor-sharp minerality, with totally ripe fruit. But this freshness is well above Sankt Paul and Kammerberg. What a nice acid. Much more sour cherry, red cherry. Even sloe. Almost lean in its ripe fruitiness. And just not wanting to end in the finale. Flushing again and again. This is great cinema. An even finer and denser version of the big 2013. So far the best thing Fritz has ever done.