Issue Highlights 2020-2019

Monthly Articles on Highlights from our Issues

September 2020

2019er Reinhold Franzen Riesling Der Sommer war sehr Gross

Reinhold Franzen dished up one of the finest values in the epic 2019 vintage >>>

August 2020

2019er Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett

2019 is an epic vintage for intense Kabinett though few achieved the grace of this one by Willi Schaefer >>>

July 2020

2019er Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Spätlese Feinherb Meyer Nepal

2019 is an epic vintage at the top as Falkenstein underlines with this near perfect off-dry beauty >>>

June 2020

2019er Vollenweider Wolfer Goldgrube Kabinett

This stunning Kabinett underlines what an epic vintage 2019 is at the top in the Mosel >>>

May 2020

2010er A. Christmann Königsbacher Idig GG

Focus on a highlight of our comprehensive 2010er dry Riesling retrospective >>>

April 2020

2010er Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Spätlese Alte Reben

A stunning 2010er Spätlese which is still available at the Estate >>>

March 2020

2015er Fio Piesporter Trocken Fio

A stunning dry Riesling by up-and-coming Fio Wines which is about to be released now >>>

February 2020

2018er Jan Matthias Klein Little Bastard

This beauty stands exemplary for the growing success of natural wine in the Mosel >>>

January 2020

2018er Knebel Winninger Uhlen GG

This modern-day classic dry Riesling completely defies the ripe DNA of the vintage >>>

December 2019

2018er Max Ferd. Richter Wehlener Sonnenuhr TBA

The ripe and round 2018 nevertheless generated some true modern-day legends, such as this TBA by Weingut Max Ferd. Richter >>>

November 2019

2018er Schloss Lieser Wehlener Sonnenuhr GG

We highlight a stunning dry Riesling which proves deep and elegant >>>

October 2019

2018er Nik Weis Mosel Riesling (White Label)

We put the spotlight on one of the finest Estate wines we have ever tasted and which completely defies the ripeness of 2018 >>>

September 2019

2018er Cantzheim Saar Der Altenberg

This wine by the recently set-up Weingut Cantzheim completely defies the ripe and round DNA of the 2018 vintage >>>

August 2019

2018er Julian Haart Piesporter

2018: Only about ripeness and low acidity? No, as Julian Haart showed with this brilliant dry wine >>>

July 2019

2018er A.J. Adam Dhroner Hofberg Kabinett

A few growers like A.J. Adam completely outdid the ripe DNA of 2018. Learn here how >>>

June 2019

2009er Karthäuserhof Eitelsbacher Karthäuserhofberg GG

Karthäuserhof crafted one of the finest dry Riesling from anywhere in the world in 2009. Here is the story >>>

May 2019

2009er Immich-Batterieberg Enkircher Ellergrub

Immich-Batterieberg nailed the 2009 vintage in what was its rebirth year >>>

April 2019

2009er Merkelbach Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese (Auction)

This stunning Auslese by the Merkelbach brothers proves a highlight of our 2009 retrospective >>>

March 2019

2017er Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle GG

Dönnhoff hit the bull’s eye in 2017, producing many of the finest dry Riesling in this remarkable vintage. Here some background >>>

February 2019

2016er Wwe. Dr. Thanisch (Müller-Burggraef) Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese Reserve

This late-released off-dry Riesling underlines the greatness of the 2016 vintage and the value of extended cask aging >>>

January 2019

2017er Stefan Müller Niedermenniger Sonnenberg Kabinett Alte Reben

2017 was a great vintage. Young Stefan Müller seized the opportunity to produce some grandiose Riesling >>>