The traditional winery is located in the municipality Bernkastel-Wehlen in the German growing region Moselle and has been family-owned for centuries. The seat is the house Klosterberg in the middle of the Wehlener vineyards. The manor building was extensively renovated between 2009 and 2012 using modern and historical materials. The business was taken over by Markus Molitor in 1984 at the age of 20 and has been run by the eighth generation of the family since then. The vineyards cover 60 hectares of vines in around 20 different individual layers. These are, among other things podium (Earth), dig and Lay (Bernkastel) monastery garden and almond trench ( Brauneberg ) Bockstein (Ockfen), intoxication (Saar Burg), Domprobst and Heaven (Graach), Schlossberg (Traben), Würzgarten (Ürzig), abbey, Klosterberg and sundial (Wehlen), as well Heaven, Schlossberg and sundial (Zeltingen). The vast majority of them are planted with Riesling (94%), as well as smaller quantities of Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc. There is also a root real vines up to 100 years old in the vineyards of the Zeltinger Sonnenuhr.
The management of the up to 80% steep vineyards is carried out through quality-increasing measures such as a balanced leaf-fruit ratio. The soils are only enriched organically. Depending on the location, parcel, planting density and vintage, the harvest quantity is extremely low 10 to 55 hl / ha yield. The exceptionally late and selective harvest is only optimal physiologically mature and healthy grapes for processing. The taste of the wines is determined by the capsule Color characterized: dry in white, fine dry in gray-green and fruit- and noble sweet in gold. After careful Press The must will ferment for months until next spring. This is done using only natural yeasts spontaneous in the old vaulted cellars, depending on the type of wine desired, partly in a steel tank, partly in a traditional barrel. The wines then mature on the for several months , The large estate wines are fermented and aged in large (1000 l, 2000 l, 3000 l) wooden barrels made from high-quality, air-dried oak. On fining agents. enzymes and other aids are dispensed with. Worth mentioning is the 2010 expansion of a Weissburgund Wehlener Klosterberg in one Whiskey barrel, The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Bernkasteler Ring,