AT A GLANCE

Founded
1728
Location
Village: Bechtheim
Region: Rheinhessen

Owner
Jochen Dreissigacker
Estate vineyards
45 ha (112 acres) under vine
60 % Riesling
Assortment
90 % White wine
5 % Red wine
5 % Sparkling wine

Vinification
Certified Organic since 2011
Cold maceration & spontaneous fermentation
Maturation in Tonneaux, oak barrels, barriques and stainless steel
Maturation on the yeast for at least 9 months / 12 months for single site Riesling
Maturation of the red wines in french Barriques for up to 24 months

Best vineyard sites
Geyersberg (Bechtheim)
Rosengarten (Bechtheim)
Hasensprung (Bechtheim)

Morstein (Westhofen)
Kirchspiel (Westhofen)
Aulerde (Westhofen)

Wine style
Burgundian Riesling style
Wines that reflect their terroir
Powerful, intense, mineral, dry

Main soil types
Limestone
Loess
Marl clay

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“Jochen Dreissigacker of Rheinhessen, a near genius”
Jancis Robinson