Essentially a Grand Cru Mosel riesling. Electrifying. You'll tremble.
Grape variety: Riesling
Appellation: Saar, Mosel
main vineyards: Ayler Kupp, Schonfels, Saarfeils
Farming practices: practicing organic (no copper), hand harvest
Terroir: slate, alluvial soils in the coolest, highest elevation microclimate of the vineyard
Vine age: 10-100+ years old, with ungrafted vines in many cuvées
Vinification: Whole-cluster grapes are pressed directly in a pneumatic press, with the juice occasionally pumped back in for a short maceration. All fermentations take place with native yeasts and no fining agents or any other elements or products are ever added.
Aging: 1-6 months on the lees in a mixture of stainless steel, fiberglass and traditional Fuder