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Rüdesheim Berg Schlossberg - VDP.GROSSE LAGE

Photo: Hartmann

The "First Growth" from this vineyard site is very mineralic and closed-in in younger days. Only after a certain maturing time on the bottle this wine shows the typical aromas such as apricot and peach. 

History: The name of the steepest vineyard site in the Rheingau originates from the Castle ("Schloss") Ehrenfels which was built around 1211.

Size: 38,5 ha - Wegeler Estate 2 ha

Soil: Quarzite from the Taunus region with layers of slate, very stony

Orientation: South - Southwest, with a gradient up to 70%

Vines: Riesling, planted in 1975

VDP 1Gewaechs EcoStep