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Schloßgut Diel
The estate is located in the community of Burg Layen-Rümmelsheim in the German wine-growing region Nahe, The origins of "Leyen Castle" go back to the end of the 13th century. It was built on a rocky r...
Name: Schloßgut Diel
Address: Address 55452 Rümmelsheim, OT Burg Layen, Germany
Growing area: Nahe
Vineyard: 22 ha
Owner: Caroline Diel
Wine Maker: Christoph J. Friedrich
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Website: www.diel.eu
Associations: VDP & Deutsches Barrique-Forum
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The wines of these establishments count every year to the absolute best of its kind and is almost unrivaled in the top - and that regardless of vintage variations. But the simpler plants are almost invariably excellent. Weaknesses, there are virtually no, and mediocre wines are as good as never before.
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2017 Dorsheim Burgberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
45.00 €
97 WP - Great
Editor note: Tart, deep, elegant nose, still slightly closed, firm, very prominent mineral notes, light yellow fr...
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2018 Dorsheim Goldloch Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
34.00 €
94 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm nose, still closed, light yeasty, herbaceous and floral notes, prominent mineral notes, yellow...
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2018 Dorsheim Pittermännchen Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
39.00 €
95 WP - Great
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2018 Dorsheim Riesling VDP.Ortswein dry Eierfels®
19.50 €
91 WP - Excellent
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2018 Burg Layen Riesling VDP.Ortswein dry
14.50 €
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Fairly firm nose, still has prominent yeasty notes, vegetal and herbaceous notes, hint of green toba...
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2018 Burg Layen Hölle Riesling VDP.Erste Lage dry
22.00 €
93 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Very firm nose, still slightly reductive and yeasty, smoky traces, stone fruit and a hint of citrus,...
The estate is located in the community of Burg Layen-Rümmelsheim in the German wine-growing region Near, The origins of "Leyen Castle" go back to the end of the 13th century. It was built on a rocky ridge in the Trollbachtal on the lower reaches of the Nahe just before the confluence with the Rhine. The area has three castles of various aristocratic owners with extensive land and vineyard property in the area. The present estate was completed in 1802 during the occupation of the Naheregion Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) The troops of Johann Peter Diel (1750-1811) were acquired by Heribert Wolfgang Freiherr von Dalberg after the Diel family had leased them for decades. Today, the winery operation of Armin Diel and his daughter Caroline, butler is Christoph J. Friedrich.

The vineyards cover a total of 22 hectares of vineyards, of which the bulk in the VDP-Great locations Castle hill. Goldloch and Pittermännchen (Dorsheim), as well as in the VDP-first positions Schlossberg, Hell and Johannisberg (Castle Layen) is located. The large vineyards are planted exclusively with Riesling, in the first locations also play the varieties Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir an important role. On smaller areas, the varieties Chardonnay and Dornfelder are cultivated. According to the VDP-Nahe Statute, only the Rieslings from the best individual layers are marketed under the layer name. It also bottle-fermented, hand-stirred sect after the champagne method is produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Association of German Prädikatsweingüter) and founding member of German Barrique Forum,
Schloßgut Diel Region: Germany Nahe
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