This wine is a blend of three wines, all from environmentally-friendly vineyards. The pinot noir is from Weingut Mohr, whose winery is located in the village of Lorch in the Rheingau. Grapes are handpicked from steep vineyards with soil rich in slate and is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Weingut Rapp in the village of Bad Münter am Stein Ebernburger in Nahe, picks the Dornfelder grapes used in the blend from his sandstone and porphyry soils and then ferments it in 25 year old large oak barrels. Finally, the Portugeiser is from Schlossmühlenhof in the Rheinhessen and is picked from vineyards in the town of Alzey which have mostly limestone soils with some clay. The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks. The wines are stored in each winemaker’s respective cellar until they are shipped by truck to Ohlig for bottling. The finished product is smoky and richly reflects its slate, limestone, and porphyry origins.
Varietals: Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, and Portugeiser