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Kesseler

The winery is located in the municipality Assmannshausen in the German growing area Rheingau, The foundation stone was laid by Josef Kesseler, who in 1924 founded 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 the individual layers Höllenberg (Assmannshausen) Pfaffenwiesenstrasse and Schlossberg. Savior (Lorchhausen), as well Mount Roseneck. Mountain Schlossberg and Bischofsberg (Rüdesheim). They are planted with more than 50% Spätburgunder with more than 70-year-old vines, as well as Riesling and Silvaner. It will pay close attention to yield limit with first thin out after flowering and selective hand-picking with healthy, mature grapes.

The red grapes are fermented after gentle dewing classic on the mash in up to a maximum of 1,000 liter containers open. The mash cake is carefully pushed down by hand. After that, the red wines are aged for 12 to 15 months in oak barrels. The white grapes are fermented after gentle pressing in stainless steel temperature controlled and expanded. Due to the strict separation of individual containers to assemblage or bottling is the terroir remain. It also produces bottle-fermented sect. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and im German Barrique Forum,

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