Hattenheimer Wisselbrunnen
The origin of the site's name is open to theory. On the one hand, Wisselbrunnen could derive from "Wiesel," i.e. weasel, or "Wiese," meaning meadow. Others see an affinity with the Latin "fistula," or pipe(s), in reference to the "Brunnen," or spring, located there. The vineyard lies 100 meters/328 feet above sea level and faces south-southwest, an optimal position for absorbing solar radiation. Wisselbrunnen's light, Tertiary marl soils have a good water balance so that even in very dry years, grapes can ripen extremely well.

Category: Classified vineyard
Total size of vineyard: 16,9 ha (41.8 acres)
Surface owned by Balthasar Ress:   0,2 ha (0.5 acres)
Grape variety:   Riesling
Exposure / Slope:   south to southwest, 8%
Soil:   Medium-deep and deep slate soil, deep loess and loess-loam.




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Our webcam sends live pictures from the Hattenheimer Nussbrunnen vineyard, our press house, and our bottling hall. Webcam transmissions end when there is longer sufficient light, and the final pictures of the day are sent at night.
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11.10.2014 - 28.12.2014
Weinprobierstand Hattenheim 2014
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Latest media mentions
02. December 2014
MAT&VINNETT
Norwegische Medien berichten über unsere 2001 Hattenheim Nussbrunnen Riesling Spätlese

19. November 2014
winealign.com
2012 Balthasar Ress Hattenheim Schützenhaus Riesling Kabinett - 4.3/5

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02. December 2014
Message from Christian Ress December/January 2015
Once again, a busy and incredibly eventful year is nearing an end. We worked nonstop on the quality goals we have set for ourselves and constantly strived to further our development.

02. December 2014
News December/January 2015
Happy, satisfied customers are our greatest reward...those who like the taste of our wines, who support us, and who like what we do.

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