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.




Next event
04.07.2015 - 05.07.2015
Der Riesling-Bulli on tour 2 / 2015
Unser Riesling-Bulli rollt ab sofort durch die Region: Wein-Picknick im Weinberg.

05. July 2015
2. Young Generation Concert - Wilfer meets Ress
Konzert im schönen Rheingau

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Latest media mentions
18. June 2015
pRESSbook 2015 / 2016
Wir haben ein neues „pRESSbook“ aufgelegt, das ab sofort erhältlich ist und das wir Ihnen, bei Interesse, gerne als pdf oder in der gedruckten Variante zukommen lassen. In diesem pRESSbook haben wir die wichtigsten Stimmen, Meinungen und Bewertungen über uns und unsere Weine gesammelt. Es ist wieder einiges zusammen gekommen und wir sind stolz und dankbar für das enorme Echo und die Wertschätzung, die unsere Weine in der letzten Zeit erfahren.

16. June 2015
WANDS
The international Wine & Sprits Magazine for the trade in japan.

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Latest news
01. June 2015
Message from Christian Ress June / July 2015
Our new price list is available. It’s not merely a list of products and prices printed on a piece of paper – it’s a little magazine. We went to great efforts in preparing the new list. It provides all kinds of information about our vineyard sites, our philosophy, and how we work.

01. June 2015
News June / July 2015
We’ve put together a new “pRESSbook.” It’s available immediately as a pdf file or we’ll be happy to send you a hard copy. The pRESSbook is a compilation of the most important opinions, reviews, and critiques about us and our wines. Since the last one was issued, there have been quite a number of new “echoes” – we’re both proud and grateful for this and the fact that our wines have been held in such high esteem in recent years.

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