The school vineyards of this high school (whose more famous alumni include Karl Marx) produce wines which are typically light. This wine is still very young, showing yeasty aromas, but the palate is creamy, with some yeast flavors on top of sweet acidity and flavors of green grapes. The aftertaste leaves a touch of citrus.
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