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2007 Rüdesheimer Berg Schlossberg, Weingut Georg Breuer, Rheingau

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The vineyards of Rüdesheim not only figure among the most famous of the Rheingau region, they are certainly also the steepest. And the section that takes the crown is Berg Schlossberg, where inclination reaches 70%, meaning that for each meter in distance, the vineyard climbs 70 cm. Also, with a nearly perfect Southern orientation -the Rüdesheim vineyards are located exactly Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Germany,Rheingau

2007 Breuer Rüdesheimer Estate Riesling, Rheingau

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As the first sunrays appear, a quick trip to the Rheingau is a must. At Rüdesheim, the whole kitschy tourist-trapping scene –which I dislike, melts with some of Rheingau’s top winemaking scene – which I kind of like :). One of the most acclaimed estates here in Rheingau even runs a hotel with a restaurant and winebar; of course a nice occasion to try Breuers 2007 vintage. And the Rüdesheimer Estate Riesling is as nice as one would expect it to be in such a perfect year. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Germany,Rheingau
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