Wines of the Month

Every month, we highlight some wines from our issues!

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 >>>

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 >>>