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Kesseler

The winery is located in the municipality Assmannshausen in the German growing region Rheingau, The foundation stone was laid by Josef Kesseler, who in 1924 was the former wine cooperative in Assmannshausen took over. His grandson August Kesseler has been responsible for the estate since 1977. He gained practical experience in France, Italy and the USA. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Höllenberg (Assmannshausen) Pfaffenwiesenstrasse and Schlossberg. Savior (Lorchhausen), as well Mount Roseneck. Schlossberg mountain and Bischofsberg (Rüdesheim). They are planted with more than 50% Pinot Noir with some more than 70-year-old vines, as well as Riesling and Silvaner. There will be a lot of focus on limiting yields with the first thin out after flowering and selective hand picking with healthy, ripe grapes.

After gentle delimbing, the red grapes are fermented openly on the mash in a maximum of 1,000 liter containers. The mash cake is carefully pushed in by hand. The red wines are then aged in barrels for 12 to 15 months. After gentle pressing in stainless steel, the white grapes are fermented and expanded in a temperature-controlled manner. This is due to the strict separation of the individual containers up to the assembly or bottling terroir remain. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and in German barrique forum,

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