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Weingut Dr. Loosen
The winery "St. Johannishof dr. Loosen "is located in the municipality Bernkastel in the German growing area Mosel, It has been family-owned for over 200 years, with connections to the well-known win...
Name: Weingut Dr. Loosen
Address: Address 54470 Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
Growing area: Mosel
Area: Bernkastel
Vineyard: 12.2 ha
Owner: Ernst F. Loosen
Wine Maker: Bernhard Schug
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Social Media:
Associations: VDP

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Producer of premium wines, which regularly include even in international comparison among the best of its kind. Mediocre wines are rare, real weaknesses there is hardly ever. Arise even in difficult years here regularly superior qualities.
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0.75 L
2016 Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese, VDP.Grosse Lage
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: cool nose, citrus and stone fruit, vegetal and herbaceous notes, prominent mineral notes. Clear, jui...
0.75 L
2016 Würzgarten Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese), VDP.Grosse Lage
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Slightly reductive nose, light herbaceous and floral notes, light yellow fruit, still slightly yeast...
0.75 L
2016 Treppchen Riesling Kabinett, VDP.Grosse Lage
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, delicate herbaceous and floral notes, stone fruit, mineral traces. Clear, light-bodied, e...
0.75 L
2016 Würzgarten Riesling Grosses Gewächs Dry, Alte Reben
25.00 €
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Yeasty nose, hint of bread, light spicy notes, yellow fruit, dried vegetal notes, prominent mineral...
0.75 L
2016 Treppchen Riesling Grosses Gewächs Dry, Alte Reben
25.00 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light yeasty and herbaceous notes on the nose, delicate nutty touch, partly candied citrus fruit and...
0.75 L
2016 Himmelreich Riesling Grosses Gewächs Dry, Alte Reben
19.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light herbaceous and prominent mineral notes on the nose, restrained cool yellow fruit. Fairly juicy...

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The winery "St. Johannishof dr. Loosen "is located in the municipality Bernkastel-Kues in the German growing area Moselle, It has been family-owned for over 200 years, with connections to the well-known winegrower dynasty Prüm gives. Dr. Paul Loosen (1924-2001) held a number of important wine-growing offices. In 1967 he was a founding member of the wine brotherhood Moselle-Saar-Ruwer and held the office of brotherhood chancellor for 25 years. For his achievements in German viticulture he received the Federal Cross of Merit. After many visits to important wineries around the world, the company was taken over in 1988 by Ernst F. Loosen. One of the first measures introduced a rigorous yield restriction.

The vineyards cover 22 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Heaven (Graach) Lay (Bernkastel) prelate and podium (Earth), sundial (Wehlen), as well Würzgarten (Ürzig). They are 98% Riesling planted, with 98% of them ungrafted grown on average 60 years, some of them even over 100 years old. The small remainder is Pinot Blanc. The management follows the principles of a sustainable. noninvasive (minimalist) viticulture with organic only fertilization or waiving chemical fertilizer. Harvesting takes place selectively in many manual readings. The legally prescribed Oechslegrade are exceeded at all predicate levels. Only the get a layer designation, all others are marketed as Gutsweine.

Depending on the degree of ripeness is in the predicate wines without Botrytis into the three quality classes (normal ripened grapes), late vintage (higher degree of maturity) and choice (selected, partially botrytis infected grapes). The botrytis Grapes are meticulously selected and of these the three quality grades Auslese-Goldkapsel (highly ripe grapes), Beerenauslese (about half shrunken grapes) and only Trockenbeerenauslese (from rosinated grapes) produced. In weather-appropriate years will also Eiswein vinified. The winery has been a member of the VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter). For the annual VDP auction regularly two wines are contributed, these are the Rieslings "Ürziger Würzgarten Spätlese gold capsule" (from the oldest vines) and "Erdener prelate Auslese Lange Goldkapsel". Every year around 180,000 bottles of wine are produced, which are sold in over 50 countries worldwide.

In 1996, the Palatine winery JL Wolf was acquired, which today under Villa Wolf operates. Together with the winemaker Jay Christopher Somers is since 2010 in Newberg at Portland in the US state Oregon the winery J. Christopher operated. With the winery Château Ste Michelle in the US state Washington There is a joint venture where only Riesling wines are produced.

Weingut Dr. Loosen Region: Germany Mosel Bernkastel
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