Looking back, every vinicultural year is a special year and every year you hear the sentence”…I have never experienced that before…” In this sense, 2017 will also be one of the special years for the VDP Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt winery in which Mother Nature has once again proven that it sets the decisive parameters.
The winery Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, with its over 650-year history (1349-1999) one of the oldest estates in the Mosel region. With 12 acres, both in the Mosel, Saar and Ruwer Winery has the Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt about the extraordinary range of peak positions in all three valleys of the cultivated area.
In 1978, acquired the estate empire deer Günther von Kesselstatt in Trier. Since 1983, directs his daughter, Annegret with commitment and expertise of the over 600 year old winery Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt. The enjoyment of the product and its connection to their homeland and their obsession with quality and years of contact with customers at home and abroad helped the winery to international renown. In addition to the many awards that the company and its wines collected during these years, she was also rewarded personally in 1989 with the title “Winemaker of the Year” as well as 2001 and 2005 with the Oscar nomination for these industries.
In over 25 years in which Annegret Reh-Gartner leads the estate Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, she has changed a lot and developed. The focus was always her high demands on the quality of their wines. A crucial step was the consistent reduction of the estate empire von Kesselstatt to 36 hectares. This enabled the selection can be improved considerably in the vineyard.
Facts about the estate Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt
- Vineyard area: 35 hectares
- Owner: Gunther Reh family
- Managing Director: Annegret Reh-Gartner
- Manager and cellar master: Wolfgang Mertes
- Foreign operations: Christian Steinmetz
- Member: VDP
- Gault Millau 2011: 3 bunches