October 16, 2015 | News | Publications

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 29 (Oct 2015) is out!

The 70+-page strong Issue covers Part II of the 2014 Vintage Report, a look-back at the 2015 auctions and three stories of vineyard revivals in the Mosel. Read more about here below!

2014 Mosel Vintage Report | Part II

As we reported in our vintage overview published in Issue No 28 (Jun 2015), 2014 produced some real gems, among the finest since the 1990s. But it was a very demanding vintage in Germany. Quality and style vary as widely as never before, sometimes at the same Estate. Buying blind is never a good idea. It is downright suicidal in 2014!

More than ever, our Vintage Report will help you unearth these Mosel gems. Part II provides another 300 detailed tasting notes from leading (and up and coming!) Estates as well as detailed "Estate Reviews" for:

  • Fritz Haag
  • Reinhold Haart
  • Heymann-Löwenstein
  • Immich-Batterieberg
  • Dr. Loosen
  • Lubentiushof
  • Markus Molitor
  • Martin Müllen
  • “O.”
  • Joh. Jos. Prüm
  • Max Ferd. Richter
  • Selbach-Oster
  • Günther Steinmetz
  • St. Urbans-Hof
  • Wwe Dr. H. Thanisch - Erben Thanisch
  • Van Volxem
  • Vols

In addition to more deliciously light Kabinett, the Issue includes, among others:

Auction Look-Back | A Tale of Records and Affordability

The Auctions held in September yielded a new world record price for a first released wine but also many affordable wines. We provide a detailed look-back at the events and provide full detailed price lists.

Mosel Perspective | Vineyard Revivals

After a period of strongly reduced acreage, things have been turning for the better in the Mosel since a few years as leading makers give new life to some classic but forgotten vineyards. Discover the detailed story behind the following revivals:

(Summaries of these articles have been published on the site see below)

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