Category Archives: Hessische Bergstraße

Riesling wines at the 2013 spring auction in Eberbach Abbey

Last year – in March 2013 – I again attended the spring auction in Eberbach Abbey in Rheingau, Germany. The spring auction only includes wines from Hessische Staatweingüter/Kloster Eberbach. I just got around to posting a translation of what I … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Hessische Bergstraße, Rheingau, Riesling | Tagged | 1 Comment

2011 spring auction in Eberbach Abbey and the Riesling wines of that auction

A report on an auction in late February 2011 may not seem the most natural blog post in January 2014. I actually wrote this in April 2011, but only posted it on the Swedish version of my blog, and never got … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Chardonnay, Hessische Bergstraße, Pinot Noir, Rheingau, Riesling | Tagged | 2 Comments

Tasting and dinner with old wines at Eberbach Abbey, including a 1943 Riesling and a 1953 Spätburgunder

As a part of the “Riesling year” on my blog, I’ve pulled out some tasting notes that have been maturing since March 2013, when I attended a tasting and dinner with several old wines in Kloster Eberbach/Eberbach Abbey in Rheingau. … Continue reading

Posted in 1973, 1983, Hessische Bergstraße, Pinot Noir, Rheingau, Riesling | Tagged | 2 Comments

2012s and other wines from Kloster Eberbach – a traditional Rheingau producer in top shape

A couple of weeks ago I attended a tasting of wines from Kloster Eberbach moderated by their CEO Dieter Greiner, on invitation by their new Swedish importer Bibendum. At this tasting, I represented BKWine, where my feature was published recently. Here … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Hessische Bergstraße, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Rheingau, Riesling | Leave a comment

Dinner with old auction wines in Rheingau’s Eberbach Abbey

This was a dinner tasting I attended 25 February 2011, in the evening before their annual “spring auction” – Frühjahrsversteigerung – in the historic Eberbach Abbey in Rheingau. That’s Kloster Eberbach for those who speak German, and it is also … Continue reading

Posted in 1971, Hessische Bergstraße, Pinot Noir, Rheingau, Riesling | 3 Comments