KARTHÄUSERHOF

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Estate Profile

Owner

Albert P. Behler

Wine Makers

Sascha Dannhäuser

History

Founded in 1177 (6th generation)

Growing Area

24 hectares

Bottle Production

20,000 cases

Vineyards

Ürziger Würzgarten (10ha)
Erdener Treppchen (5ha)
Erdener Prälat (0.25ha)

Soils

Ürziger Würzgarten – volcanic soil in combination with red slate soil, rhyolithe
Erdener Treppchen – blue slate
Erdener Prälat – blend of blue-grey slate with red (iron oxide) elements

Varietals

90% Riesling,
10% Pinot Blanc

Wines

Mönchhof Estate Riesling (sweet)
Mönchhof Erden Prälat Auslese
Mönchhof Mosel Slate Spätlese
Mönchhof ÜW Kabinett

Dry vs Sweet

40% Dry
60% Sweet

Cellar

70% Stainless Steel
30% Wood (1000 liter barrels)
Barrels ~ 20-30 years old

Eco-Friendly

Practicing Eco-Friendly

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