Leitz

Rheingau | Rüdesheim

Under the direction of Josi Leitz, Weingut Josef Leitz has earned the reputation of being one of Rheingau’s top growers and moreover, one of the finest producers in Germany. Since taking over his family estate in 1985, he has grown his holdings from 2.6 hectares to over 40, most of which are Grand Cru sites on the slopes of the Rüdesheimer Berg. Once the home of some of the world’s most sought after and expensive wines, the region fell to mediocrity in the years following the Second World War. Josi has made it his life’s work to reclaim the intrinsic quality of his native terroir and introduce the world to the true potential of the Rheingau.

Leitz 2019 Berg Kaisersteinfels Riesling "Terrassen" Grosses Gewächs

Kaisersteinfels lies just beneath the tree line at the highest peak of the Rüdesheimer Berg, overlooking the confluence of the Nahe and Rhine Rivers. This is always the last of the Grosse Lage parcels to ripen. This is arguably the most filigreed, tense and outwardly delicious wine in the grand cru lineup.

  • 2019
  • Riesling
  • Grosse Lage
  • Germany
  • Rheingau
  • Johannisberg
  • Sustainable: Fair 'N Green
  • Kaisersteinfels
  • South
  • Red slate, Quartzite
  • 1200L neutral German oak cask
  • 1200L neutral German oak cask
  • 750 ml, 1.5 L, 3 L

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