deep, vibrant, herbaceous, salty.
The history of Riesling in Baden begins in 1782, when Baron Göler von Ravensburg is said to have received his first Riesling vines from the Margrave of Baden. The baron then brought these seedlings safely to Sulzfeld in his hussar's cap to plant them on the slopes of his castle. In doing so, he not only established the Baden Riesling tradition, but also gave the site its name: HUSARENKAPPE. To this day, grapes grow here on the more than
Rieslings of fascinating personality grow here on the more than 200 million year old gypsum-skeuper rock. The vineyards are located on the southwest flank at the foot of Ravensburg Castle and "look down" on the village of Sulzfeld. Directly below is an abandoned gypsum quarry dating back to the 18th century.
The south-southwest oriented location combines different microclimates. The very warm, south-facing terraces bring the ripeness. The cooler, west-facing terraces provide the tension in the wine. The direct lineage combines this.
∙ whole crushed grapes without standing time.
∙ spontaneous fermentation
∙ 7 months of full yeast aging, 4 months of fine yeast aging.
∙ aging 33% piece barrel, 66% stainless steel.
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