Wines of the Month

Every month, we highlight some wines from our issues!

December 2017

2016er Blees-Ferber Leiwener Laurentiuslay Eiswein ***

2016 was a major vintage for Eiswein. The Laurentiuslay *** by Blees-Ferber proves one of the vintage's finest and most affordable >>>

November 2017

2016er Markus Molitor Graacher Domprobst Spätlese (White Capsule)

Markus Molitor produced an awe-inspiring collection in 2016, which includes this stunning dry Riesling >>>

October 2017

2016er von Othegraven Kanzemer Altenberg Kabinett (Auction)

The 2017 VDP Mosel Auction saw record high prices but also fine values, among which a superb Kabinett by von Othegraven >>>

October 2017

2016er Peter Neu-Erben Wiltinger Klosterberg Spätlese (Auction)

The 2017 Bernkasteler Ring Auction delivered a whole string of fine values, including a stunning Spätlese by the lesser-known Peter Neu-Erben Estate >>>

September 2017

2016er S.A. Prüm Ockfener Bockstein Spätlese

The expansion and changes at S.A. Prüm yielded this superb 2016er Ockfener Bockstein Spätlese. Here is the story >>>

August 2017

2016er Longuicher Maximiner Herrenberg Trocken 1896 Alte Reben

2016 delivered some stunner cut along the canons of 1997, including this brilliant dry Riesling by the up-and-coming Carl Loewen Estate >>>

July 2017

Hofgut Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusberg Kabinett Alte Reben

The overall riper 2016 vintage hides in its midst some true gems including this awe-inspiring Kabinett by Hofgut Falkenstein >>>

June 2017

2007er Keller Westhofener Brunnenhäuschen Abtserde GG

Unsurprisingly, Keller yielded one of the highlights of our horizontal review of 2007 dry Riesling >>>

June 2017

2007er Georg Breuer Rauenthaler Nonnenberg

Georg Breuer is one of the finest and most reliable sources for dry Riesling. No wonder its Nonnenberg proved a highlight of our 2007 retrospective >>>

May 2017

1997er Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Auslese GK Fuder 9

This highlight from our extensive 1997 Riesling retrospective delivers almost everything one can expect from a refined Auslese GK >>>

May 2017

2007er Heymann-Löwenstein Winninger Uhlen R Auslese lange GK (Auction)

This stunning noble-sweet Riesling underlines why Auslese GK is the sweet spot of 2007 Riesling vintage >>>

April 2017

2007er Joh. Jos. Prüm Bernkasteler Badstube Auslese

This highlight from our extensive 2007 Retrospective epitomizes everything great about the vintage >>>

April 2017

1997er von Schubert Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg Kabinett

Our extensive 1997 retrospective yielded many superb wines, among which a spectacularly complete Kabinett by Maximin Grünhaus >>>

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 >>>