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Castle Lieser

The estate is located in the community Lieser (Bernkastel area) in the German cultivation Moselle, Built in the years 1885 to 1895 from gray slate castle was once the seat of Baron von Schorlemer. Immediately adjacent was built in 1904, the winery "Schloss Lieser". After the sale in the 1970s, the estate collapsed qualitatively by repeated owner changes. Shortly before the grape harvest in 1992, Thomas Haag took over the management, reorganized the business and bought it in 1997. The vineyards cover 8.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Juffer and Juffer sundial ( Brauneberg ) Heaven (Graach), as well Niedernberg heroes and Schlossberg (Lieser). These are exclusively planted with Riesling. It is practiced near-natural viticulture with consistent reduction of quantities. After a strict selective hand-picking in several passes, only fully ripe grapes are harvested and pressed extremely gently. The pre-clarified musts are fermented under cool temperatures depending on their character in a wooden barrel or stainless steel tank. A specialty of the house are sweet predicate wines. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

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