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Bold Peter Jakob

The winery "Peter Jakob Kühn" is located in the community Oestrich in the German wine-growing region Rheingau, It was founded in 1786 by Jacobus Kühn. Today the estate is managed by Peter Jakob and Angela Kühn in the 11th generation of the family. The vineyards cover 21 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Doosberg, Monastery mountain and lenchen (Oestrich) St. Nicholas (Middle home), as well Hendelberg and maid (Hall garden). They are 95% Riesling, the rest planted mainly with Pinot Noir. The management has been carried out since 2004 according to the rules of the Biodynamic viticulture; certified since 2009 by the association DEMETER, This includes the supply of organic compost, one greening with various flower, grass and herb seeds as well as the use of medicinal herb extracts as a spray. 100% selective hand picking, spontaneous fermentation and natural aging are vinified powerful, mineral wines. The white wines are mostly dry, but also a specialty of the house noble sweet Prädikatswein.

Since the 2012 vintage, the wines are according to the new VDP classification model marketed. The quality pyramid is supplemented by the unique pieces "Landgeflecht" and "Schlehdorn". In the fruit and noble sweet wines predicate names are given. Most wines undergo an alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, The vineyard wines ripen in a large wooden barrel. The Pinot Noir red wines are in Burgundian oak barrels (228 l) over 12 months in the two versions "Pinot Noir" and "Pinot Noir early mountain" (old Won designation ) expanded. In 2013, an in amphorae ripened Riesling vintage 2011 without filtration bottled and marketed. Since the year 2012, the Guts- and local wines with STELVIN (Screw cap), the layer wines closed with natural corks. It also produces bottle-fermented sect. The winery is a member of VDP and the group of biodynamic wineries La Renaissance of the Appellations (founded by Nicolas Joly ).

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