Germany

Middle-Mosel


Louis Guntrum was established in 1648, and since 2003 has been owned and operated by Louis Konstantin Guntrum, who is the 11th generation of the Guntrum family to make wine. During the French Revolution, the Guntrum family fled across the Rhine river and temporarily relocated in Bensheim. In 1909, Louis Guntrum returned to Nierstein and founded the Louis Guntrum winery as it is known today. In February 1945, during World War II, U.S.General Patton occupied the winery and the family mansion, having crossed the Rhein river directly at the Louis Guntrum estate. The current generation is focused on producing high-quality wines that are created with passion and rooted in history. LEVELS OF SWEETNESS Trocken: Dry Halbtrocken: Slightly less dry Kabinett: Fruity but still not showing sweetness Spatlese: Very fruity, still dry enough to drink with food Auslese: Richly fruity, beginning to show more residual sugar. Beautiful alone or with select food Beerenauslese: Rich with concentrated residual sugar; dessert wine with some botrytis Eiswein: Eiswein is picked when the grapes are frozen in deep winter; varies in degree of sweetness Trockenbeerenauslese: The most intensely concentrated: sweet, rich, botrytisy dessert wine, almost syrupy in...

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Dr. Hermann, the Riesling estate in Mosel Valley, Germany, is helmed by Christian Hermann. Christian’s philosophy is that quality starts in the vineyard with restrained pruning, hand harvesting, and natural, meticulous cultivation of vineyard soil. The result is beautiful, elegant wines from some of the most famous vineyard sites in the world. Hermann specializes in Riesling grown on the steep, rocky slopes of the famous vineyards of Erdener Prälat, Erdener Treppchen, and Ürziger Würzgarten. All of the fruit for Dr. Hermann Riesling grows on un-grafted, old vines, which deliver beautiful and complex...

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