Assmannshäuser Höllenberg
Thanks to their microclimate and soil composition, the Assmannshausen sites are particularly well-suited for the cultivation of Spätburgunder in the Rheingau. The grape variety has continuously proved its value there for a millennium. Among the Assmannshausen sites, Höllenberg, with its steep exposure and high proportion of slate in the soils, is considered to be the finest red wine vineyard.

Category: Classified vineyard
Total size of vineyard: 37.0 ha (91.4 acres)
Surface owned by Balthasar Ress:   0.1 ha (0.25 acres)
Grape variety:   Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder
Exposure / Slope:   south to southwest, 50-65%
Soil:   Coarse, stony, gritty clayish slate with mixtures of loess-loam and weathered Taunus quartzite. Medium-deep to deep slate-phyllite soils.

Next event
10. October 2015
Weinlese der Rebstockpächter im Hattenheimer Engelmannsberg 2015
Sie wollen bei der Herstellung "Ihres" Weines entscheidend mitwirken? Wir laden Sie hiermit zur Weinlese in "Ihrem" Weinberg am 10.10.2015 ein!

12. October 2015
WeinbarTreff in der Balthasar Ress Weinbar & Vinothek Oktober 2015
Käsemenü & Weinbegleitung - Wiesbadener Bergkäse Station zu Gast in der Weinbar

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Latest media mentions
22. September 2015
2014 Balthasar Ress Rüdesheim Berg Rottland Riesling GG trocken - 18/20 Punkte

22. September 2015
2014 Balthasar Ress Rüdesheim Berg Rottland Riesling GG trocken - 91 Punkte

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Latest news
01. August 2015
Message from Christian Ress August / September 2015
If you’ve ever wondered just exactly what we do on the island of Sylt and how our vineyard looks, but you don’t have time for a quick trip to Germany’s most popular island, then simply turn on your TV on Sunday, 20 September, at 4:45 p.m.

01. August 2015
News August / September 2015
This year’s wine festival in Wiesbaden, the Rheingauer Weinwoche, takes place from Friday, 14 through Sunday, 23 August. As always, the Ress stand is located on Dern’sches Gelände. Gabi Würtz and her team look forward to welcoming you.

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