Alte Reben Trabacher Schlossberg

A southwest-facing slope that adjoins the Burgberg, looking across the Schottbach side valley. The Böcking parcels in this vineyard are identified in the oldest maps of the Mosel and compete with the Ungsberg as the greatest vineyards in this bend of the Mosel. Our oldest vines grow in Schlossberg, characterized by fine and fragile gray and blue slate.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: N/A

  • Vintage 2014
  • Producer
  • Country Germany
  • Region Mosel
  • Alcohol 10%
  • Composition:
    100% Riesling
  • Tasting Notes This close-to-dry wine displays the perfect balance between pure, rich fresh fruit and mineral flavors indicative of the Scholssberg vineyard. It displays a juicy and flowery bouquet; yellow blossoms, green apple with a powerful finish. This wine can be enjoyed now and through 2020.
  • Vineyard The fruit for this wine comes from sustainably farmed vineyards. The Schlossberg area is known for the extreme pitch of the slopes high above the Mosel.
    • Soil: Blue and grey slate and brown quartz
    • Age of Vines: 40-60 years old; Riesling vines have been cultivated on this spot since the 17th Century.
  • Vinification Carefully hand picked later in the season to allow for ideal ripeness. All fruit is painstakingly hand sorted to allow only the best grapes to be crushed for the Single Cru.
    • Fermentation: Natural yeast only - no added cultures - slowly at cold temperatures until the perfect balance of acidity and fruit is reached.
    • Ageing: Sur lies for 10 months, then aged in 100% German oak barriques
    • Bottled: July 29, 2015
    • Residual Sugar: 10.5 g/l
    • Total Acidity: 8.1 g/l
    • Production: 250 Bottles available for the US
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