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Weingut Schloss Westerhaus
The estate is located in the commune of Ingelheim (Bingen area) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, It was bought in 1900 by Heinrich Opel, one of the sons of the automotive pioneer Adam O...
Name: Weingut Schloss Westerhaus
Address: Address 55218 Ingelheim, Germany
Growing area: Rheinhessen
Area: Bingen
Vineyard: 18.5 ha
Owner: Ivonne Gräfin von Schönburg-Glauchau, Johannes Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau
Wine Maker: Toni Frank
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: VDP & Generation Riesling
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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
2017 Riesling dry VDP.Gutswein
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Vegetal, herbaceous and light yeasty notes on the nose, citrus and stone fruit, floral traces. Fairl...
0.75 L
2017 Ingelheim Chardonnay dry VDP.Ortswein, >Y86<
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light nutty and herbaceous notes on the nose, hint of tobacco, light yellow fruit, floral traces. Cl...
0.75 L
2017 Grauburgunder dry VDP.Gutswein
84 WP - Good
Translate to English Editor note: Klare, eher kühle, deutlich vegetabile Nase mit zurückhaltenden, hellen gelbfruchtigen Aromen. Recht...
0.7 L
2016 Ingelheim Riesling Kabinett VDP.Ortswein
85 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light vegetal and earthy notes on the nose, restrained cool yellow fruit, smoky and earthy traces, h...
0.75 L
2016 Ingelheim Schloss Westerhaus Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry
89 WP - Very good
Editor note: Cool nose, light vegetal and earthy notes, still slightly yeasty, citrus and stone fruit, herbs and...
0.75 L
2016 Ingelheim Chardonnay dry >Y86<, VDP.Ortswein
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Light yeasty, vegetal and earthy notes on the nose, citrus and pomaceous fruit, light nutty, smoky o...

The estate is located in the commune of Ingelheim (Bingen area) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, It was bought in 1900 by Heinrich Opel, one of the sons of the automotive pioneer Adam Opel. Today it is managed in fourth generation by the great-great-granddaughter Ivonne Countess von Schönburg-Glauchau and husband Johannes Graf von Schönburg-Glauchau. Toni Frank is responsible as cellar master. Westerhaus Castle occasionally serves as a backdrop for film productions. At Pentecost, a three-day castle festival with jazz is always held.

The vineyards cover a total of 18.5 hectares of vineyards. These are the rounded monopole of Schloss Westerhaus with 13 hectares on heavily skeletonized limestone and Sonnenhang (Ingelheim), as well as the monastery garden and Sonnenberg (Schwabenheim). The two main types of Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Riesling each occupy around a third of the area. Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay and Auxerrois cultured. Environmentally friendly management takes into account sustainability and promoting the biodiversity (Biodiversity) especially at the Westerberg site. Selective manual harvesting means that only ripe and healthy grapes are processed.

Depending on the type of wine, the wines in the steel tank, in the large wooden barrel or in expanded. You will be in three levels VDP classification model generated. The flagships of the house are the large plants from the monopole, as well as the wines from the Burgundy varieties with high aging potential, which in some cases in one Reserve version Tobe offered. The estate is a member of the Generation Riesling association and has been operating since 1983 VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).

Weingut Schloss Westerhaus Region: Germany Rheinhessen Bingen
One of the best producers of the region
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