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March Newsletter 2019

Although the New Year has practically only just begun, we are already looking forward to the coming weeks and months and promising highlights, with anticipation.


However, we would like to kick off with a brief flash back on the previous Wine Year 2018, which simply couldn`t have been better! Following past, sometimes very challenging vintages, last year we were rewarded with not only excellent quality, but also a more than sufficient quantity. As a result we have been able, with the launch of our new price-list, to correct some of the unfortunate yet necessary past price increases - the result of particularly low yields in 2017. Current pricelist download here!


With this years` new vintage our Operations Manager Oliver Schmid, accompanied by Matteo Baumeister as Cellar Master, has taken on full responsibility for the entire production – a young and dynamic duo. At the top of our agenda, we now expect new and inspiring input and ideas, a breath of fresh air in both vineyard and cellar.


One of the most recent and “prickly” projects is our Riesling “Pétillant Naturel”
in short, “PetNat”.


The translation “naturally fizzy” or “naturally sparkling” already discloses what makes this wine such a speciality.  Bottling takes place whilst the wine is literally still fermenting, including residual sugar, yeast and all.  The bottle is crown-capped, fermentation then continues and all carbon dioxide is hence captured inside. Beware when opening the bottle! If we´ve made you inquisitive and you`d like to try “PetNat” for yourself, then you`d better hurry. Production was limited to just 1000 bottles.


Best regards and see you soon



Christian Ress 

Kloster Eberbacher Weinversteigerung der Hessischen Staatsweingüter und des VDP.RHEINGAU
Kloster Eberbacher Weinversteigerung der Hessischen Staatsweingüter und des VDP.RHEINGAU
Oliver Schmid & Matteo Baumeister
Oliver Schmid & Matteo Baumeister
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