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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28. June 2017
BR WEINCLUB Facebook-Live-Verkostung Juni 2017
BR WEINCLUB Facebook-Live-Verkostung Juni 2017

01.07.2017 - 02.07.2017
Riesling-Bulli beim Tag der offenen Tür der Deutschen Bundesbank in Frankfurt
Unser Riesling-Bulli beim Tag der offenen Tür der Deutschen Bundesbank in Frankfurt

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Latest media mentions
16. June 2017
Kollektion des Jahres bei "Wein-Plus"
Der renommierte Weinführer "Wein-Plus" hat uns für unsere 2015er den Titel "Kollektion des Jahres" verliehen.

12. June 2017
2017 TOP50 German Wine Awards and WINE100 / China
Wir freuen uns, Ihnen heute die Ergebnisse der TOP50 / WINE100 - Verkostung mitteilen zu können.

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Latest news
06. March 2017
News March 2017
The new year has started on a splendid note for us. The renowned German-based wine guide "Wein-Plus" has added us to its select circle of “three-star” wine estates.

15. December 2016
News December 2016
Christmas lies just around the corner...a time of the year that affords us an opportunity for a preliminary review of 2016. As in every year, Mother Nature kept us on our toes.

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