SHORT & CONCISE: FACTS & FIGURES

First Cultivation:

While evidence has been found that the Trarbacher Ungsberg vineyard was cultivated in Roman times, it was first mentioned in 1669 in the text, “Trorbachische Ehren-Säul,” (“Trarbach’s Honorary Recognition”) by Master Johann Hofmann

 

Vineyard Cultivation:    

2012:  3.5 hectare (8.6 acres)

2015:  7.0 hectare (17.3 acres)

 

Trarbach Vineyards (all steep slopes):  

Ungsberg (Grand Cru), partially old vines and ungrafted

Schlossberg (Grand Cru), partially old vines and ungrafted

Burgberg (Grand Cru), partially old vines and ungrafted

Hühnerberg (Grand Cru), old vines and ungrafted

Taubenhaus (Village)


Cultivation and Vinification:

  • Natural cultivation model (biodynamic)

  • Environmentally sensitive approach in vineyards and cellar

  • Maceration employed

  • Fermentation in Mosel barrels (Moselfuder), Barriques, and Steel tanks

  • Natural (spontaneous) fermentation

  • Sur lie (long yeast)

  • Minimal sulfur additive

  • Minimal movement during winemaking

  • Gentle (low pressure) filtration

 

Style:    

Dry to Half-Dry (Feinherb), except Prädikat

 

Wines:    


Böcking Collection

Excellent as “pour wines”

Bottling:  April – May

-Riesling (Estate)

-Pinot Blanc

-Rosé (Estate)

    

Estate Collection:

 

Devon Riesling,

Vineyards:  Blend of Taubenhaus and Grand Cru vineyards blended from our Grand Cru vineyards

Bottling:  April-May

 

Grand Cru Riesling

Bottling:  August

Oak fermented and aged with spontaneous fermentation

- Ungsberg

- Schlossberg

- Burgberg

- Hühnerberg
 

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