Name introduced in 1987 for a "type wine of special origin" that can be produced in all German growing areas. It may only be made from the grape variety Riesling
be pressed. The grapes must have at least 10 ° Oe must weight above the standard and the wines must have a 1.5% higher alcohol content than the requirements for the growing area. In the sensory
Exam for official test number
the wines must score at least 3.0 (instead of 1.5) points.