A gift from Nature:  Our Vineyards

The character of the wines is shaped by the distinctive, steep- slope Single Cru vineyards. Richard Böcking has 15 acres under cultivation in vineyards that lie in Traben-Trarbach in the famed Middle Mosel River valley, one of the finest Riesling growing regions in the world. These vineyards are shown on the official Prussian vineyard map published at the end of the 19th Century, and their reputation as especially worthy slopes can be traced to the beginning of the 17th century.

The Single Cru Böcking Vineyards:

 

Trarbacher Schlossberg, Burgberg, Ungsberg and Hünerberg 
    
In these vineyards grow our “Alte Reben” (old vines) vines from 40-90 years old, along with more recent plantings. Among our Single Cru vineyards, the Ungsberg is especially dear to our hearts, as it is here that our long family history is anchored. Evidence shows this vineyard was cultivated by the Romans. It was also an early area for cultivating healing herbs and salves. Over 25 different herbal varieties have been identified on its slopes.

The classic village vineyard:  Trarbacher Taubenhaus
    
Predominately from this vineyard comes our popular “Devon Riesling.” This vineyard is a prominent member of the Trarbach community, and was an early example of how vintners came together and rebuilt old steep slopes into more efficient tracts.

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