Georg Fischer “Geyersberg” Riesling ~ Precious 95P Riesling from top location

Georg Fischer Geyersberg Riesling

The Georg Fischer “Geyersberg” Riesling dry, which the master vinifies with careful use of wood, ensures the finest Riesling enjoyment. Georg Fischer can rightly be called an adventurer. As a photographer for renowned magazines such as GEO or Stern, he earned recognition and earned his living for many years. He was also highly successful as an advertising photographer. He collected the starting capital for his personal winery project.

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Robert Weil winery

The winery Robert Weil grows grapes for four generations. At the founding of the winery Robert Weil in Kiedrich in 1875 a series of coincidences was helpful. The founder of the winery, Dr. Robert Weil, a professor of German at the Sorbonne in Paris had, in advance of the German-Prussian War of 1870/71 to leave France. He settled first in Rheingau nearby, Wiesbaden down, and worked as a journalist. As the family vineyard in Kiedrich already had possession, Dr. Robert Weil in 1875 took the opportunity to permanently reside in Kiedrich by the residence of the late English baronet, Sir John Sutton earned.

By Dr. Robert Weil’s decision to settle in Kiedrich was accompanied by the decision to expand his small vineyard property in order to establish a vineyard. He later acquired by the chef of the Hotel Adlon in Berlin, Nilkens whose Kiedricher winery, vineyards, best bought from the estate of Count von Furstenberg and the renowned winery Buschmann. With vision and entrepreneurial daring thus the beginning of winery Robert Weil was set.

Facts about Weingut Robert Weil

  • Vineyard area: 75 hectares
  • Owner: Suntory, Wilhelm Weil
  • Foreign managers: Clemens Schmitt
  • Winemaker: Christian Engel, Michael Thrien, Stefan Bieber
  • Member: VDP
  • Gault Millau 2011: 5 bunches
  • Address: 65399 Kiedrich, Mühlberg 5

Markus Molitor vineyard

The winery Markus Molitor is currently 38 hectares (of which 4.5 ha in the Saar), the largest winery in the Mosel valley. It has a share of 95% Riesling, Pinot Noir and 3% 2% Pinot Blanc only three, and on the river with tradition involved, noble grape varieties prescribed.
The annual production of Markus Molitor moves depending on the year 200.000-300.000 bottles (over 90% to 0.75 l). In addition, about 20,000 bottles are produced in the winery’s own sparkling wine.

At just 20 years, Markus Molitor in 1984, the three-acre vineyard his father. Despite his young age, his vision was very clear and ambitious: the Moselle to help with individual, typical location, unique and extremely storable Rieslings to their former glory back.
Uncompromised, precise quality (hand) operatively connected in the vineyard and cellar with the absolute respect for the natural product, grape and wine are his guide. Each layer and each vintage flavor to be expressed. The wines from Markus Molitor will have structure and depth of flavor and shine while the Moselle typical freshness and animate.
For 8 generations, the family farmed vineyards Molitor. The winery Markus Molitor has increased slightly based on the Moselle, in the midst of the situation Wehlener Klosterberg and overlooking the vineyards Zeltinger.

Facts about winery Markus Molitor

  • Vineyard area: 38 hectares
  • Owner, manager and cellar master: Markus Molitor
  • Foreign operations: Stephan Reimann
  • Member: Bernkasteler ring
  • Gault Millau 2011: 4 red grapes
  • Address: 54470 Bernkastel-Wehlen, Klosterberg


great wine by Battenfeld-Spanier

The winery Battenfeld-Spanier is located in Hohen-Sülzen in the southern brawn Wonnegau very near Worms. In the meantime 24 hectares to be strictly biodynamic principles primarily grown Riesling (50%) and Pinot Noir (20%).

The rest of the estate is divided between Battenfeld-Spanier Pinot Blanc, Sylvaner, Chardonnay and Portuguese. Consequent reduction in yield on average 60 hl / ha, healthy grapes and selective handpicking are the conditions for top wines of the vineyard Battenfeld-Spanier. Cooled, slow and 80% spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel and oak dominate the work in the basement: “Our wines are not made, we give them time” says Hans Oliver Spanier from the winery Battenfeld-Spanier. “Bravo” praised Gerhard Eichelmann his latest collection and his “uncompromising Rieslings. According to Gault Millau you only want one thing: to get drunk! The wines from Battenfeld-Spanier are sensual yet aloof. Their depth they show when people take the time for them.

Facts about the Rheinhessen-winery Battenfeld-Spanier

  • Vineyard area: 28 acres
  • Owner: H.O. Spanier and Carolin Spanier-Gillot
  • Operations Manager & Winemaker: H.O. Spanier
  • Member: VDP, EcoVin, Message in a Bottle
  • Gault Millau 2011: 3 red grapes
  • Address: 67 591 Hohen-Sülzen, Bahnhofstrasse 33


Gunderloch vineyard

The winery Gunderloch is located since its founding in 1890 by Carl Gunderloch family owned and is currently 5th in Agnes and Fritz Hasselbach of the Generation and also manages the children Catherine, John and Stephanie work with the winery.
Since 1986, Agnes and Fritz Hasselbach family farm as the fifth generation is about 12 hectares of vineyards in the neck and Nierstein home. The main grape variety is Riesling.

Optimal microclimatic conditions and the particular soil properties of the red Tonschiefers are the basis of the best Riesling wines from Gunderloch. All the vineyards are managed according to strict Gunderloch aspects of ecology. Chemical fertilizers are not introduced in years, and chemical weed killer can be used very rarely.

The wine list is organized by Gunderloch clear. The dry quality wines and fruity Cabinet as estate wines bear only the name of the winery. Only the best wines of our vineyard as Spätlese, Auslese, Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese are sold under the designation position Nackenheim Rothenberg. For the winery, this is the only way to give the vineyard’s reputation it deserves as one of the Grand Cru vineyards in Germany.

Facts about the winery Gunderloch

  • Vineyard area: 14 acres
  • Owner: Agnes Hasselbach
  • Field operating Joachim Janss-Schaad
  • Winemaker Fritz Hasselbach & Joachim Janss-Schaad
  • Member: VDP
  • Gault Millau 2011: 3 red grapes
  • Address: 55299 Nackenheim, Carl Gunderloch-Platz 1

Tesch winery

Martin Tesch took over with 29 years in 1997, the business from his father and placed unceremoniously broke 14 of 30 hectares. He managed only his best records, where he cultivated almost exclusively Riesling grapes. The company should continue to sell Martin Tesch fewer, high-quality and more expensive wine. Martin Tesch Riesling regarded as its core competence and build it on different soils:

Tesch wines
Martin Tesch, maybe the most unconventional vintner in the Nahe winegrowing region. Click to learn more…

King Shield – loam, interspersed with limestone
Löhrer Mountain – fertile clay soils with river gravel
Crown – mixed soil of loam and red sandstone weathering
Carthusian – red sandstone weathering
St. Remigius mountain – volcanic soil

With this philosophy, and a good portion of sales step skill he brings yearly 150,000 bottles of Riesling than 20 hectares of vineyards in five continents. Even on the shelves of upscale KaDeWe in Berlin can be found Tesch wines.

Facts about winery Tesch

  • Vineyard area: 18.8 hectares
  • Owner: Hartmut Tesch
  • Manager: Hartmut and Martin Tesch
  • Member: VDP
  • Gault Millau 2011: 2 red grapes
  • Address: 55450 Langenlonsheim Naheweinstraße, 99

Winery of Dr. Loosen

The Dr. Loosen estate is over 200 years of family ownership. When Ernst Loosen took over in 1988, the winery, he realized very quickly that with ungrafted vines of the estate who are aged 60-100 years and in the most famous vineyards of the Moselle have had the opportunity to create unique and great Rieslings. In the Royal Prussian vineyard classification of 1868, which was created as a tax base for wineries in the Mosel, all six main wine regions of the winery, Dr. Loosen, were designated as first position. This classification system is similar to the Grand Cru in Burgundy in 1995 and updated by Stuart Pigott and Hugh Johnson in her German Wine Atlas.

If you go back today, Dr. Loosen aware gutsintern this culturally and historically proven classification and filled exclusively since 1988 Rieslings from the classified documents from a single vineyard locations, while all other wines are described as estate Riesling. For the dry wines from the first layers used since the 2000 vintage Dr. Loosen no more predicate names to emphasize their origin and character of the particular situation – even if the wines would continue to achieve at least the stage predicate “late harvest”. The fruity Riesling wines removed from the first principles continue to be marketed under the traditional predicate names. Here it is important to the winery, Dr. Loosen, to get the taste of different styles of wine such as a light cabinet, a sweet fruity Spätlese or Auslese a full-bodied, with or without botrytis.
This philosophy is uncompromising wine Ernst Loosen strives to produce wines that are clearly associated with the concepts of Riesling, Mosel and Dr. Loosen.

Facts about the winery Dr. Loosen

  • Vineyard area: 18 hectares
  • Owner: Ernst F. Loosen
  • Foreign operations: Roland Orthmann
  • Winemaker: Bernhard Schug
  • Member: VDP
  • Gault Millau 2011: 4 red grapes
  • Address: 54470 Kastel, St. Johannishof

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