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Forstmeister Geltz-Zilliken

The estate is located in the municipality Saarburg (Saar area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, It was the family estate of Ferdinand Geltz (1851-1925), the forestry master of the King of Prussia. Today it is owned by his grandson Hans-Joachim Zilliken. The vineyards cover 11 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Bockstein (Ockfen) and intoxication (Saar Burg). They are exclusively planted with Riesling, the average age of the vines is 30 years. The average yield is limited to 50 hectoliters per hectare. The three-storey cellar is up to nine meters deep below the manor house at a constant 10 ° Celsius and approximately 100% humidity, where the wines ferment and mature under ideal conditions only in traditional wooden barrels. There are also bottle fermented Riesling sect produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and the winegrowers' association Pro Riesling,

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