Winery: Weingut Rheingrafenhoff
Family: Partenheimer Petry
1999 Silvaner Eiswein (Ice Wine) Volxheimer Alte Romerstrafe GOLD MEDAL
From the Partenheimer Petry family's Frei Laubershiemer Rheingrafenberg vineyard
Eiswien level wines OF THIS QUALITY only occur every 15 to 25 years. The grapes are picked when reach Eiswein level sugar levels and during the night of the first freeze.
Quality wines that can age up to 50 Years
THe cork has been sealed with candle wax
1999 was an exceptional year for late harvesting and a rare opportunity to pick the grapes during the first freeze.
German wIne lovers can enjoy this for many years but this has already aged in the Weingut Rheingrafenhof cellar for the last 31 years!