Riesling

A characteristic of our wines is the passion to vinify a single grape in such a way that hills, valleys, and slopes can be tasted. It doesn’t take more than Riesling. Our river landscape with its many configurations offers a perfect playground for this grape variety. Like no other grape, Riesling is able to absorb the terroir and the characteristics of each hill.

[ Wine-Catalogue 2020s ]


Taste

A symbol at the bottom of the label shows the degree of fermentation. From dry to off-dry to noble sweet, there is the perfect wine for every preference and all dishes.

trocken
(dry)

(< 9 g/l residual sugar)

trocken to feinherb
(dry to off-dry)

(10-15 g/l residual sugar)

feinherb
(off-dry)

(>20 g/l residual sugar)

without = fruity or noble sweet

(starting at 45 g/l residual sugar)

Faß-Nummer (cask number)

Each Faß, or cask, corresponds to a distinctive style and a special point of origin. The must from specific vineyards is always vinified in the same container as the previous year. The cask is thereby unique. The wild yeast flora inside the cask “hibernates” in the fine fibers of the wood and ferments the same site again in a style comparable to its predecessors. According to grandfather’s custom, all wines are given this number, the house number in the vaulted cellar.

Quality levels

Gutsweine (estate wines)

These fine and personable everyday companions come from various slate slopes in the Saar Valley. These are Rieslings for everyday enjoyment.

VDP.Orts­weine (village wines)

These are real ambassadors for steep slopes: highly elegant Lauer wines that testify to the characterful origin of the blue-gray slate.

VDP.Große Lagen (grand crus)

From the best parcels in the top sites, planted with old vines, we obtain these particularly expressive Rieslings through late harvests and rigorous selections.