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Ökonomierat Rebholz Pfalz

Although he is based in the less-celebrated southern part of Pfalz, Hansjörg Rebholz manages to make some of the region’s best wines – very fine and intelligently crafted gems. Don’t expect the power or weight of the likes of other top Pfalz producers, rather a pure, intense, terroir-derived expression of Riesling. The cool, pure mineral […]

Muller-Catoir Vineyard Pfalz

The 20 ha of vineyards are not on the Pfalz’s most famous sites, but very intense, fine wines are produced across a range of lesser-known vineyards. The wines provide a real contrast to the exquisite balance and finesse seen in the top Mosel wines as, although well-balanced and fine, they are characterised more by their […]

Koehler-Ruprecht Vineyard Pfalz

The predisposition here is for dry wines with good structure. With only a little more than half the 10 ha estate planted to Riesling there are also examples of Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Barrel fermented versions of the whites are labelled ‘Philippi’. All show good ripeness, usually with integrated lees and […]

Bürklin-Wolf Pfalz

Since the mid-1990s Christian von Guradze has restored the reputation of this large and historic estate. Its 86 ha of vineyards include several of the Pfalz’s top sites which under the new classification system have been designated Erste Lage (for Grosses Gewächs, GG). The focus has been to produce a top full-bodied dry Riesling in […]

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