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Weingut Prinz von Hessen
The estate is located on the southeastern outskirts of Johannisberg in the German growing area Rheingau, It was acquired in 1957 by Landgrave of Hesse for the Hessian house foundation with the then vi...
Name: Weingut Prinz von Hessen
Address: Address 65366 Geisenheim-Johannisberg, Germany
Growing area: Rheingau
Vineyard: 40 ha
Owner: Hessische Hausstiftung
Managing Director: Dr. Clemens Kiefer
Wine Maker: Sascha Huber
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
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Associations: VDP
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2018 Winkel Riesling VDP.Ortswein semi-Sweet
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Delicate vegetal and floral notes on the nose, light yellow fruit. Light-bodied, cool, sweetish frui...
0.75 L
2018 Johannisberg Riesling VDP.Ortswein dry
84 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Deutlich vegetabile und eine Spur florale Nase mit gelbfruchtigen und erdigen Noten. Etwas süßliche...
0.75 L
2017 Johannisberg Klaus Riesling Grosses Gewächs
28.90 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: cool vegetal nose, light citrus, peach and pomaceous fruit, mineral and floral traces. Prominent,sli...
0.75 L
2017 Winkel Hasensprung Riesling Grosses Gewächs
28.90 €
88 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, light floral and fresh vegetal notes, citrus and stone fruit, yeasty notes, light earthy...
0.75 L
2017 Winkel Jesuitengarten Riesling Grosses Gewächs
28.90 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly cool nose, light vegetal and floral notes, restrained yellow fruit, very light earthy notes....
0.75 L
2017 Johannisberg Riesling dry, VDP.Ortswein
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Slightly tart nose, dried vegetal and herbaceous notes, mineral notes, yellow fruit, earthy notes, h...
The estate is located on the southeastern outskirts of Johannisberg in the German growing area Rheingau, It was acquired in 1957 by Landgrave of Hesse for the Hessian house foundation with the then vineyard area of ​​seven hectares. The trademark is the well-known coat of arms of the princes and landgraves of Hesse, the red-and-white striped lion of Heinrich I. The winery is today owned by Donatus Landgraf von Hessen (managing director of the Hessian house foundation) and its director. Clemens Kiefer performed. The greatly expanded vineyards now comprise 40 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Klaus and Vogelsang (Johannisberg), Dachsberg, Gutenberg, Hasensprung and Jesuitengarten (Corner), Kläuserweg (Geisenheim), as well Sandgrub (Kiedrich).

In the VDP classification in the year 1999 scarcely 70% of the winery areas than First crop classified. They are about 90% with the Riesling, and the red varieties Pinot Noir and Merlot planted. In the basement was invested in new technology such as steel tanks with controllable cooling and traditional wooden barrels with 1,200 liters (piece barrel) volume. One is convinced that the aging in the Rheingau with a long tradition in these barrels is ideally suited for particularly long-lived wines. A large collection of wine rarities up to the year 1958 often scores high-caliber Auctions high prices. Every year around 300,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

Awards of wine competitions

Year Name Wine Award
2015 RIESLING DU MONDE Goldstück Beerenauslese 2011, Rheingau GOLD
Weingut Prinz von Hessen Region: Germany Rheingau
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