2017 Weingut Knipser Laumersheim Steinbuckel Riesling Grosses Gewachs
The Knipser brothers already presented their first red wines of international standard in the early 1980s. Since then, they have been fully committed to perfecting the vineyard methods and therefore also to the quality of the wine. Their focus is Große Gewächse Riesling and Pinot Noir. Weingut Knipser located in Laumersheim in Germany's second largest wine region, Pfalz. Knipser has been voted the best winemaker in Germany several times.
Knipser is known for its many excellent wines from different types of grape varieties such as; Spätburgunder, St. Lauren, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Grauburgunder, Weissburgunder, Gewürztraminer and even the Bordeaux grape varieties Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon !! A wide range of grape varieties, with which he can produce different types of wines from styles such as Burgundy to Bordeaux from one region of origin. 95% of the wines are dry, mainly from traditional grape varieties, these are accompanied by wines from non-indigenous varieties, but with a Pfalz interpretation.
The Steinbuckel Riesling Grosses Gewächs from Knipser is the Grandcru among the Riesling. The riesling grapes come from a small vineyard located in the Palatinate on a surface of marl and limestone. The Pfalz is the region located against Alsace and has the most sun hours in Germany, which is why this region is famous for its white dry wines and the red Spatburgunders (Pinot Noir). This beautiful Riesling is fresh, cool, mineral, lime-like with beautiful notes of green fruit, peach, spiced and very elegant ending with a mineral, long finish with good maturing potential. With this crazy riesling we understand a bit why Knisper is seen as one of the best houses in Germany.
The Knipser winery is a family-owned business that has been producing wines since 1876. The current generation of winemakers, brothers Volker and Werner Knipser, continue the tradition and have further enhanced the winery's reputation. Knipser is located in the Pfalz region, one of Germany's major wine regions. The Pfalz is known for its mild climate and fertile soils, making it ideal for cultivating various grape varieties.
Weingut Knipser Wine Selection
Knipser's wine selection encompasses a wide range of grape varieties, including Riesling, Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder), Chardonnay, and various other white and red varieties. They are renowned for their expertise in both white and red wines. They also offer some rare cuvées highly appreciated by wine enthusiasts. At Grandcruwijnen, we offer several wines from Weingut Knipser. Entry-level wines like the Laumersheim Blauer Spätburgunder Trocken and the Laumersheim Kalkmergel Riesling Trocken are available. The Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder) and Riesling grapes come from various vineyards around Laumerheim. We also feature premium wines such as the Kirschgarten Spätburgunder Grosses Gewächs and the Laumersheim Steinbuckel Riesling Grosses Gewächs. The Steinbuckel Riesling Grosses Gewächs from Knipser is the Grand Cru among Rieslings. The Riesling grapes come from a small vineyard located in the Pfalz on a substrate of marl and limestone.
|Type of Wine
|Drinking as of
|James Suckling rating
|Aromatic, Floral, Complex, Dry, Fresh, Fruity, Mineral, Tense, White fruit
|Indruk maken, Lekker luxe