VDP.Große Lage (Grand cru)
Our vineyard in Niersteiner Pettenthal on the Roter Hang (Red Slope) is one of those special sites which produce outstanding Grosse Gewächse (dry grand cru wines). The vines grow on red clayish slate, which even in extremely dry years provides ideal growing and ripening conditions. Sunlight reflected from the River Rhine and the ability of the red slate to retain warmth give rise to a constant microclimate.
The best wines of Rheinhessen are harvested from this vineyard. Their exotic fruit aromas, often accompanied by fine herbal notes and the necessary minerality, are evident already in the young Rieslings but particularly elegant after several years.