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Weingut Robert Weil
The estate is located in the municipality of Kiedrich in the German wine-growing region Rheingau and was founded in 1875 by Dr. Robert Weil (1843-1933) founded. There are also family roots in the fam...
Name: Weingut Robert Weil
Address: Address 65399 Kiedrich, Germany
Growing area: Rheingau
Vineyard: 90 ha
Owner: Wilhelm Weil (Gutsdirektor), Suntory
Manager: Clemens Schmitt, Weinbergsverwalter
Managing Director: Wilhelm Weil
Wine Maker: Christian Engel & Fabian Kretschmer
Oenologist: Wilhelm Weil
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Social Media:
Associations: VDP
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Opening times: Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 17:30 Sat: 10:00 - 17:00 Sun: 11:00 - 17:00 Open all year round, except public holidays
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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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0.375 L
2018 Kiedrich Turmberg Riesling Auslese VDP.Erste Lage
41.75 €
92 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm, clear nose, light floral notes, citrus and stone fruit, yeasty traces, mineral notes. Firm, ve...
0.375 L
2018 Kiedrich Gräfenberg Riesling Auslese VDP.Grosse Lage
41.75 €
93 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm, cool nose, citrus and stone fruit, elegant, fresh vegetal aromas, floral traces, light mineral...
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0.75 L
2018 Kiedrich Turmberg Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Erste Lage
42.90 €
91 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Clear, cool, polished nose, light citrus and peach fruit, elegant herbaceous, delicate floral and pr...
0.75 L
2018 Kiedrich Gräfenberg Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Grosse Lage
42.90 €
92 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm, cool nose, floral, herbaceous and mineral notes, citrus and a touch of stone fruit. Very light...
0.75 L
2018 Kiedrich Gräfenberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
42.90 €
93 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm, tart, fairlycool nose, restrained yellow fruit, light floral notes, herbaceous traces, intense...
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0.375 L
2018 Kiedrich Gräfenberg Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese Goldkapsel, Versteigerungswein
100 WP - Unique
Editor note: Concentrated, deep and complex nose, slightly spicy, partly dried and candied yellow fruit, touch of...

The estate is located in the municipality of Kiedrich in the German wine-growing region Rheingau and was founded in 1875 by Dr. Robert Weil (1843-1933) founded. There are also family roots in the famous winemaking dynasty of Bernkastel Prüm, With the purchase of the two wineries Nilkens and Buschmann, the villa of the noble English art patron Sir John Sutton (1820-1873) shown in the picture, which became the main house, and vineyards owned by the Count of Fürstenberg, the estate was expanded considerably. A Riesling from the vintage In 1893 from the Gräfenberg location, the winery became widely known. The selection from the Kiedricher Berg was then delivered to many imperial and royal houses in Europe. In 1900, for example, the Viennese Hofwirtschaftsamt bought 800 bottles of this wine for the Habsburg Imperial Court for a bottle price of 16 gold marks. Incidentally, in the treasury of the house the top wines of the great vintages back to that legendary selection. The 1920 vintage of the Kiedricher Gräfenberg Trockenbeerenauslese is called Zeppelin wine designated because he was on board the airship "Graf Zeppelin LZ 127" during the 1929 round-the-world trip.

the villa in Kiedrich, built by Sir John Sutton, became the ancestral home of the Robert Weil winery

In 1988 the Japanese beverage company acquired Suntory a majority stake in the estate. It is now run by the fourth generation of the family, the great-grandson Wilhelm Weil (estate director, oenologist). Clemens Schmitt and Philipp Bicking are responsible for the vineyards, Christian Engel and Fabian Kretschmer for the cellars. The vineyards cover 90 hectares in the VDP-classified Kiedricher single layers Gräfenberg, Klosterberg and (privately owned) Turmberg and others. You are 100% with the variety Riesling planted, on which the company specializes. Quality-promoting measures in the vineyard include greening, exclusively organic fertilization, Pest control with biodegradable, environmentally friendly agents, as well as complete waiver herbicides, Other quality factors are yield restriction through restrictive bleed, double thin out, early negative selection and extremely selective harvest mostly not before the beginning of November. The time-consuming harvesting often takes eight to ten weeks with several reading processes. When picking the rotten grapes, the harvest helpers sort them according to three degrees of decay.

Single layers of Gräfenberg and Turmberg in the municipality of Kiedrich in the Rheingau

In the basement, the grapes are read out again berry by berry. The must is pre-clarified by natural means sedimentation, The six to twelve week period fermentation takes place temperature controlled in stainless steel tanks and in the traditional Rheingauer , At the reductive expansion the longest possible contact with the used. The marketing takes place according to the VDP classification model as estate wines (Robert Weil), local wines (Kiedricher areas), first locations (Klosterberg and Turmberg) and from the Grosse Lage as Big plants (Graefenberg). Traditionally, the noble sweet wines of choice to Trockenbeerenauslese to the top products of the house. You will be using a gold capsule marked and auctioned at auction at maximum prices. The winery is a member of VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).

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