Wines of the Month

Every month, we highlight some wines from our issues!

March 2017

2015er Emrich-Schönleber Monzinger Halenberg Riesling GG

2015 saw some superb dry German Riesling at the hand of leading growers, among which Emrich-Schönleber and its highly elegant Halenberg GG >>>

March 2017

2015er Schäfer-Fröhlich Monzinger Frühlingsplätzchen Riesling GG

2015 saw some superb dry German Riesling at the hand of leading growers such as Schäfer-Fröhlich: Its Frühlingsplätzchen GG is a roaring success >>>

February 2017

2015er Knebel Riesling von den Terrassen

Matthias Knebel produced an impressive collection of dry-tasting wines in 2015, including a superb von den Terrassen which offers great value >>>

February 2017

2015er Materne & Schmitt Lehmener Lay Riesling

This new up-and-coming Estate delivered gorgeous wines in 2015, including a great dry-tasting Riesling from the Lehmener Lay >>>

January 2017

2015er Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Spätlese *

The sweet spot of 2015 was Spätlese and Auslese and Weingut Selbach-Oster made the most of it, among others with a stunning Spätlese * >>>

January 2017

2015er Schloss Lieser Lieserer Niederberg Helden GG

Known for its fruity and sweet wines, Schloss Lieser outdid itself with a stunning set of dry Riesling in 2015, including this gem >>>

December 2016

2015er Van Volxem Scharzhofberger GG

2015 yielded many dry Riesling on the powerful side. Not so at Van Volxem, which crafted a stunningly elegant Scharzhofberger GG >>>

December 2016

Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer GG

World-renowned for its fruity and sweet wines, Fritz Haag also nailed the 2015 vintage with its dry Riesling, above all with a magical Juffer GG >>>

November 2016

2015er Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett

2015 is a major vintage in the Mosel. Unsurprisingly, J.J. Prüm landed one of its best vintages ever, including this Kabinett to die for >>>

November 2016

2015er Max Ferd. Richter Veldenzer Elisenberg Kabinett

Max Ferd. Richter crafted its most complete collection ever in 2015, as this awe-inspiring Kabinett underlines nicely >>>

October 2016

2015er von Schubert Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg Kabinett Nr. 8 (Auction)

von Schubert brought a stunning Kabinett to his Estate's 1st Trier Auction in almost a century >>>

October 2016

2015er Reinhold Franzen Bremmer Calmont Kabinett (Auction)

This first Kabinett from this up and coming Estate was a highlight of the 2016 Bernkasteler Ring Auction >>>

September 2016

2015er Weiser-Künstler Enkircher Ellergrub Spätlese

Weiser-Künstler has been at the forefront of Mosel quality since its creation in 2005. Unsurprisingly, it crafted one of the Spätlese highlights in 2015 >>>

September 2016

2015er Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Spätlese AP5

An elegant, refined and complex Spätlese by Willi Schaefer underlines why Spätlese / Auslese is the sweet spot in the 2015 vintage >>>

August 2016

2015er Egon Müller Scharzhofberger Kabinett

Unsurprisingly, the mythical Egon Müller Estate hit the bull’s eye in the great 2015 vintage, among others with this majestic Kabinett >>>

August 2016

2015er Geltz-Zilliken Saarburger Rausch Spätlese

This stunningly pure and clean Spätlese underlines nicely why Spätlese and Auslese are the sweet spot in 2015 in the Mosel >>>

July 2016

2015er Dr. Wagner Ockfener Bockstein Spätlese

2015 produces a whole string of gorgeous wines playing on zesty ripeness. Few Spätlese highlight this as well as this Saar beauty by Dr. Wagner >>>

July 2016

2015er Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Spätlese Feinherb AP 4

A magical off-dry Spätlese hones in on how well Hofgut Falkenstein nailed the potential of the 2015 vintage >>>

June 2016

2006er Markus Molitor Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Spätlese (Golden Capsule)

A “simple” Spätlese is one of the highlights of our extensive 2006 Retrospective. Markus Molitor provides some background to this success >>>

June 2016

1996er Jos. Christoffel jr. Ürziger Würzgarten Auslese ***

A highlight from our extensive 1996 “20-Years-After” retrospective underlines the timeless greatness achieved by Jos. Christoffel jr. wines >>>

May 2016

2006er Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Beerenauslese

This stunner epitomizes the ultimate elegance of great BAs. Willi and Christoph Schaefer provide some background to this roaring success >>>

May 2016

1996er Max Ferd. Richter Graacher Domprobst Riesling Beerenauslese

A highlight of our 1996 Riesling retrospective vintage and a tribute to the timeless elegance of Max Ferd. Richter wines >>>

April 2016

2006er Schoss Lieser Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese GK

A stunning highlight of our extensive 2006 retrospective and a timeless tribute to the greatness of Mosel’s noble sweet wines >>>

April 2016

1996er Wwe Thanisch (Erben Thanisch) Berncasteler Doctor Auslese (Auction)

A stunning wine from the mythical Doktor vineyard proved a highlight of our extensive 1996 retrospective >>>

March 2016

2014er Immich-Batterieberg Enkircher Ellergrub

The remarkable story of an Estate reborn from the ashes, long forgotten vineyards and one of the best 2014 dry Riesling >>>

March 2016

2014er Martin Müllen Trarbacher Hühnerberg Kabinett Trocken *

A little jewel of elegance from an almost forgotten vineyard by one of the region’s most traditional makers >>>

February 2016

2012er Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr GG Reserve

Few wines match this elegance of this 2012er effort, one of the best young dry Mosel Riesling we ever tasted >>>

February 2016

2014er Lubentiushof Gondorfer Gäns Trocken

This dry Riesling by Lubentiushof finds the right balance between Terrassenmosel spice and ethereal Mosel elegance >>>

January 2016

2014er Van Volxem Schiefer Riesling

"Smaller” wines, including this gorgeous Schiefer Riesling by Van Volxem, often outshone their rank in 2014. Here is why >>>

January 2016

2014er Reinhold Haart Piesporter Trocken

"Smaller” wines, including this great Village wine, often outshone their rank in 2014. Here is why >>>