designates the very best vineyards of Germany, within which the finest parcels have been narrowly demarcated. With their site-specific characteristics, these wines are particularly expressive and have exceptional aging potential.
They are planted with traditional varieties best suited to a particular site, as determined by each region.A dry wine from a VDP. GROSSE LAGE is designated VDP. GROSSES GEWÄCHS and labeled “Qualitätswein trocken.” A wine with natural, ripe sweetness from a VDP. GROSSE LAGE is labeled with one of the traditional Prädikats: Spätlese, Auslese, Beerenauslese, Eiswein or Trockenbeerenauslese.
THE PEAK Of THE PYRAMID
2016 Hattenheimer Nussbrunnen Riesling Spätlese Goldkapsel VDP.GROSSE LAGE®
Alc: 10,0 %Vol, Rs: 73,7 g/l, Acidity: 6,9 g/l
Nussbrunnen is one of our absolutely favorite sites. Deep loess, interspersed with veins of water, guarantee superb quality even in dry years. Our noble sweet Riesling in perfection. Concentrated, honey and dried fruit. Durable. The term gold capsule serves to identify particularly high-quality sweet wines.
Alc: 13,5 % Vol., Rs: 3,8 g/l, Acidity: 7,6 g/l
An amazing wine! Has fermented slowly and gently for 18 months and was bottled only 22 months after the harvest. Highly complex aromas between fruity, herbal and yeasty components. Very dense to the palate with almost infinite length.
Alc: 12,0% Vol., Rs: 7,3 g/l, Acidity: 8,1 g/l
For the first time we have a VDP.GROSSES GEWÄCHS from the Hallgartener Jungfer. The altitude is clearly visible in the freshness and animation. Aged in large wooden barrels this is a wine with outstanding potential for the future.
Alc: 12,5% Vol., Rs: 10,7 g/l, Acidity: 7,6 g/l
At VDP.GROSSE LAGE Hattenheimer Hassel strong and fully fruity wines with nice mineral character are growing. Slight wood aromas match perfectly the ripe yellow fruits. A “great” wine, storable.
Alc: 13,0% Vol., Rs: 10,1 g/l, Acidity: 7,1 g/l
The most delicate and findest wines of the estate come from Wisselbrunnen. Evey year this top-site spoils us with aromatic grapes, of which we can produce finest and elegant Riesling wines. With ripe fruit aromas together with influence of oak a full-bodied wine is achieved. A very special quality and extremely long storable.
Alc: 13,5 % Vol., Rs: 7,9 g/l, Acidity: 7,0 g/l
The vineyard lies 100 meters/328 feet above sea level and faces south-southwest, an optimal position for absorbing solar radiation. A ripened wine from the top vintage 2011
Alc: 9,5 % Vol., Rs: 55,8 g/l, Acidity: 7,7 g/l
A very classic Riesling from the Rheingau, the region where Spätlese was invented. Full-bodied, elegant, classic.
Alc: 9,5 %Vol, Rs: 102 g/l, Acidity: 8,5 g/l
The fantastic 2015 vintage will remain unforgettable, especially because of its sweet wines. Sunny days, cold nights and high degrees Oechsle together with stable levels of acidity are the perfect combination. Only in years like this really great wines can grow which deserve the predicate “gold capsule”. A wine for eternity.