Saturday, February 13, 2016

Tour and Tasting at Schloss Johannisberg, Rheingau, with Christian Witte, Domaine Director – Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015), Germany

Picture: Annette and Christian Schiller with Christian Witte

This visit was a fitting finale and a highlight of our tour through the northern German wine regions. It is the world’s oldest Riesling wine estate going back 900 years and it was here that the “Spätlese” (Late Harvest) wine was accidently discovered.

“Domänenverwalter” (Domaine Director) Christian Witte was our host. He showed us around, including the historical casks cellar from 1721 and the former monastery cellar built nine centuries ago, and conducted a tasting.

Pictures: Arriving

Weingut Schloss Johannisberg

Wine making in the Schloss Johannisberg vineyards started long before the castle was build, during the reign of Charlemagne. The hill became known as Johannisberg (John's mountain) in the 1100s, when a Romanesque basilica in honor of John the Baptist was built on the hill. The Chateau that we see today was built in the 1700s by the Prince-Abbot of Fulda. In 1720 he planted Riesling vines, making it the oldest Riesling vineyard in the world.

Pictures: Welcome

For many centuries the estate was owned by the Prince-Abbot of Fulda, but changed hands several times during the Napoleonic wars and subsequent secularization. In 1816, Austrian Emperor Francis II, gave the estate to his Foreign Minister, Prince von Metternich, as a thank you for his successful negotiations in the reorganization of Europe during the “Congress of Vienna”. The last resident of the Metternich family at Schloss Johannisberg, Tatjana Princess von Metternich was a patron of the arts in the Rheingau and beyond and revived the castle to its former glory after the destructions during World War II. After her death in 2006, the Oetker family (yes, that's the one that produces baking helpers and puddings) bought the estate.

Pictures: Schloss Johannisberg Tour with Christian Witte

Current estate manager is Christian Witte who fabulously manages the domaine and honors the long traditions at Schloss Johannisberg by focusing rigorously on quality.

The vineyard Schloss Johannisberg is also a single vineyard designation (Einzellage) in its own right. Like the Steinberg, it is one of a handful historic German vineyards which do not have to display a village name on the label. Thus, the vineyard designation on the label is Schloß Johannisberger. There are currently about 35 hectares of vineyard.

Pictures: Tour of the Historic Cellar of Schloss Johannisberg with Christian Witte

The Oetker family also owns the renowned Weingut G.H. von Mumm, also in Johannisberg. Weingut G.H. von Mumm is jointly managed with Weingut Schloss Johannisberg by Christian Witte and his team.

Weingut Schloss Johannisberg has been making wine for over 900 years. The winery is most noted for its claim to have "discovered" the Spätlese wine, late harvest wine. (This, however, is contested by the Hungarians; they claim that the late harvest was discovered in the Tokaji region.)

Picture: "Spätlesereiter"

Long before printed labels were common practice, Schloss Johannisberg had its own system of distinguishing among its bottlings through the use of colored seals. Introduced by Fürst von Metternich in 1820 and in use to this day, the quality of a wine can be identified according to color.

Furthermore, in accordance with an edict issued by Fürst von Metternich - Winneburg in 1830, all labels still bear the signature of the current Domaine Director.

Pictures: Tasting with Christian Witte

Gelblack (yellow seal): QbA
Rotlack (red seal): Kabinett
Grünlack (green seal): Spätlese
Silberlack (silver seal): Großes Gewächs
Rosalack (pink seal): Auslese
Rosa-Goldlack (pink-gold seal): Beerenauslese
Goldlack (gold seal): Trockenbeerenauslese
Blaulack (blue seal): Eiswein

Tasting

2014 50 Degree Riesling
2014 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Gelblack feinherb Domain Schloss Johannisberg
2014 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Rotlack Kabinett feinherb Domain Schloss Johannisberg


2014 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Silberlack GG Domain Schloss Johannisberg
2013 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Silberlack GG Domain Schloss Johannisberg


2013 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Grünlack Spätlese Domain Schloss Johannisberg
2014 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Grünlack Spätlese Domain Schloss Johannisberg


2012 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Rosalack Auslese Domain Schloss Johannisberg
2011 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Rosa-Goldlack Beerenauslese Domain Schloss Johannisberg



Bye-bye

Thanks Christian for a wonderful tour and tasting.

Pictures: Bye-bye

Picture: The Wittes and the Schillers at Riesling Gala 2015

Postings on the Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015) (Posted and Forthcoming)

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Wine and Music at Eberbach Abbey in the Rheingau - Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

Tour and Wine Tasting with Lunch, with Mark Barth at Wein- und Sektgut Barth in Hattenheim, Rheingau – Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

Tour and Tasting at Weingut Spreitzer in Oestrich, Rheingau, with Bernd Spreitzer – Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

Wine Tasting at Weingut Toni Jost in Bacharach, Mittelrhein, with Cecilia Jost – Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

Cruise on the Rhein River in the Mittelrhein Valley, an UNESCO World Heritage Region – Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

Wine Tasting at Weingut J.J. Adeneuer in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Ahr, with Marc Adeneuer - Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

Vineyard Walk and Tasting at Weingut Meyer-Näkel in Dernau, Ahr, with Dörte Näkel – Germany-North Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015)

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Tour and Wine Dinner at Weingut Kruger-Rumpf in Münster-Sarmsheim, Nahe

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Schiller-Wine Selected as Finalist for the 2016 Millesima Blog Awards - Please vote for me!


Schiller-Wine was selected as a finalist for the 2016 Millesima Blog Awards. I am very happy.

The Millesima jury selected the following posting: Tour and Tasting at Château de Fargues, Appellation Sauternes, with Prince Eudes d’Orléans – Bordeaux Tour by ombiasy WineTours (2015), France

The posting reports about a visit of Château de Fargues, one of the leading producers of noble-sweet wines in Sauternes. Our host was Prince Eudes d’Orléans, 3rd in line of the throne, should a monarchy be reinstituted in France, who is the Managing Director at Château de Fargues.

The posting is part of a series covering a Bordeaux tour by ombiasy WineTours that took place from September 15 to 24, 2015. The group comprised 8 wine lovers from the United States, including Annette and Christian Schiller, who led the group.

We will go back to Bordeaux in September 2016. If you want to join us, please go to the ombiasyPR website or contact either Annette Schiller (aschiller@ombiasyPR.com) or me (cschiller@schiller-wine.com).

Picture: Checking on the Noble Rot at Château de Fargues, Appellation Sauternes, with Prince Eudes d’Orléans

The Millesima 2016 Blog Awards contest takes place in two rounds.

First round: 2 wine professionals selected 4 finalists in 6 categories.I am proud and happy to be one of the 4 finalists in the Bordeaux Wine Travel (American finalists) category.

For the second round, Millesima is putting it to a vote: The public will choose a winner in each of the 6 categories. The Millesima 2016 Blog Awards has 6 categories; one winner from each category will receive the Grand Prize.

Please vote for me!

Voting is quick and easy:
  • Visit the Millesima 2016 Wine Blog Awards page on facebook.      
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Thank you.

Christian Schiller

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Welcome to the USA: Winemaker Dinner with Ádám Juhász of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, Hungary, at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC, USA/ Hungary

Picture: Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi with Ádám Juhász of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

Dr. Réka Szemerkényi, who was appointed Ambassador of Hungary to the United States in 2015, invited for a wine dinner with Ádám Juhász of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, to the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC and about 80 people accepted the kind invitation, including Annette Schiller and me.

Picture: Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

It was an elegant, formal sit-down dinner with 10 tables. The evening started at 6:30 and ended shortly before midnight. We had a great time. It began by Ádám Juhász of Juhaszvin Winery leading a tasting of 7 wines, during which he provided useful information on Juhász Testvérek Pincészete and commented extensively on the wines we tasted. For the tasting we were served delicious Hungarian Salami, Ham, Foie Gras and Cheese to go with the wines. Following the tasting, we had excellent Hungarian Goulash and a Hungarian Dessert.

Pictures: Christian Schiller at Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete is a young and successful producer in Hungary. Its wines are not yet available in the US. Juhász Testvérek Pincészete is looking for importers and distributors in the US. Shoot me an e-mail if you are interested and I will establish contact with the winery.

Hungary has a Long History of Winemaking

Wine was introduced to Hungary by the Romans. During the Turkish occupation beginning in the early 16th century, displaced Serbs brought the red Kadarka grape to Eger, which was the basis for the red wine blend that later became known as Egri Bikavér (Bull's Blood). It was also during the Turkish occupation that the Tokaj region became known for dessert wines, harvested late to encourage noble rot.

After the Ottoman Empire ceded Hungary to the Austrians in 1699, the Germanic influence was felt with the introduction of grape varieties such as Blauer Portugieser. From 1882, the phylloxera epidemic hit Hungary hard. The 20th century saw the introduction of modern grapes such as Zweigelt. Under Communism quality was neglected in favor of industrial production.

Pictures:  Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi with Ádám Juhász of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

Since 1989, when the Berlin wall came down, there has renewed interest and a lot of new investment in winemaking in Hungary. In general, red grapes have been on the rise. The most important whites are Furmint and Hárslevelü (the grapes of Tokaj), along with Riesling, Welschriesling (Olaszrizling in Hungarian, and no relation to German Riesling) and Zöld Veltlini (Austrian Grüner Veltliner).

Hungary’s Wine Regions

Hungary has 22 designated wine regions, in all 4 corners of the country. Some people consider the red wines from Szekszárd and Villány in southern Hungary to be the cream of the crop. Around Lake Balaton, you will find the Balatonfelvidék, Balatonfüred-Csopak, Balatonboglár, and Badacsony regions. Further to the North, the Somló hills and Sopron region also offer fine wine.

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Attila Gere at Gere Bistro in Villany, see: Visiting Attila and Andrea Gere, and the Attila Gere Winery in Villany, Hungary

Tokaji is the best known wine region of Hungary. Noble-sweet Tokaji has been Hungary’s crowning glory for hundreds of years. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, noble-sweet Tokaji was a cherished wine enjoyed by the European Courts, including Louis XIV of France, Peter the Great, Elizabeth of Russia, and Frederick the Great; it graced the wine glasses of Beethoven, Schubert, and Hungary’s native son Franz Liszt.

Picture: Christian G.E.Schiller with Joseph Bock in Villany, see: Expanding his Empire: Winemaker Josef Bock in Villany, Hungary and: Wine and Cheese at Bock Bisztro in Budapest, Hungary and: Dining and Wining at the Josef Bock Winery Restaurant in Villany, Hungary

The vineyards of the Tokaji region were classified long before Bordeaux, already in the 1700s, with vineyards grouped into 3 categories depending on the soil, sun exposure and potential to develop noble rot. A royal decree in 1757 established a closed production district in Tokaji and the classification system was completed in 1772.

Picture: Christian G.E.Schiller with Istvan Stephan Spiegelberg in Somlo, see:
The Wines of Istvan Stephan Spiegelberg in Somlo, Hungary

Ádám Juhász: The historic Eger Wine Region is one of the biggest and most respected one in Hungary – stretching along on about 5300 ha land in viticulture on the southern slopes of the Bükk Mountains reaching the northern fringes of the Great Hungarian Plain. Due to its exceptional climatic potentials, nearly all authorised varieties are cultivated here.

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Erhard and Evelyne Heumann in Villany, Hungary, see: Welcome to the US – Erhard Heumann and his Heumann Wines from Villany-Siklos in Hungary and: Visiting Erhard and Evelyne Heumann and their Heumann Wines in Villany in Hungary

In order to guarantee top quality wines in production, they have to meet the expectations of strict regulations and as a result AOP (Appellation d’Origine Protégée) varieties are produced, the flagship wines of which namely are Egri Bull’s Blood and its white wine match Egri Csillag of outstanding reputation. These efforts have won prestige awards for Eger Wine Region in both national and international wine challenges.

Pictures: Annette and Christian Schiller with Ádám Juhász of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

Grape Varieties

Jancis Robinson: If Hungarian whites, which comprise about 60% of the country's output, can be said to share a characteristic it is that they are relatively full-bodied and a have a certain Magyar fire or spice. Reds are less distinctive but made with increasing competence, as witness offerings from the likes of Malatinszky and Gere. Young Kékfrankos can be particularly juicy and appetising, while some vintages (Hungary's weather can vary considerably from year to year) yield some fine Pinot Noir fruit. Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc are starting to shine, especially in Villány in the south.

The country's legacy of native vine varieties is distinctive, rich and diverse, encompassing light-skinned grapes such as Ezerjó, Furmint, Hárslevelű, Irsai Olivér, Juhfark, Kéknyelű and various Muscats. Olaszrizling is the Welschriesling of Austria, Szürkebarátis the Hungarian name for France's Pinot Gris, Tramini is Traminer and the grapey Leányka is originally from Transylvania.

Picture: Wine Map of Hungary

Oxidative Fermentation

When I visited Budapest for the first time after the wall came down, I was surprised by the extent of oxidation experienced in many Hungarian wines; I did not like it. I came across several times a dry Tokaji wines, with a distinctive note of oxidation. Initially, I thought the wine was faulty. But then I learned that some wine makers in Hungary use a vinification method whereby the wine is exposed to air during fermentation, as the Sherry from Spain, and adopts a distinctive style. This style is clearly not appreciated on the international market, but I found it interesting to experience this taste in Budapest.

None of the Juhász Testvérek Pincészete wines were made in this oxidative style and I appreciated this.

Pictures: Christian Schiller at Klassz and Doblo Wine Bars in Budapes, see: Schiller's Favorite Wine Bars in Budapest, Hungary and: Drop Shop Wine Bar in Budapest, Hungary and: Doblo Wine Bar in Budapest, Hungary and: Drop Shop Wine Bar in Budapest, Hungary and: DiVino – A New Wine Bar in Budapest, Hungary and: Wine and Cheese at Bock Bisztro in Budapest, Hungary

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete was founded in 1996 by the Juhász brothers Attila and Péter. In the last 2 decades, Juhász Testvérek Pincészete has expanded markedly. Today the vineyard area totals 300 hectares of which 100 hectares are owned.

Pictures: Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

Ádám Juhász: Our winery is situated in the meeting point of two completely different land formations, where exceptional features are facilitated both for cultivating grapes and producing wines by the microclimatic diversity and abundance of sunshine of the Bükk Mountains and the Great Hungarian Plain. The iconic wines produced here are an obvious result of the thousand year old viti- and viniculture of the region.

Our Cellar

Ádám Juhász: Welcome to one of the highest prestige traditional family run cellars in Eger Wine Region! The first vineyards dating back to the times of our gandparents on the most favourable slopes for viticulture established the basis for our family run estate winery. Our winery situated in Eger Kőlyuk Cellar Line officially opened its doors in 1996 – where volcanic rhyolith tuff soils optimize circumstances to store our wine oaks and to mature our wines. We find it most important to supply our customers with the maximum of our attention and care from the first moment of planting our grapes throughout the whole procedure of vinification and bottling until you can enjoy the delights of wine tasting of our varieties.

Pictures: Ádám Juhász of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete, Eger, Presenting his Wines at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington DC

Our Estate

Ádám Juhász: The total of our 300 ha estate incorporates the premium slopes stretching around Eger, and neighbouring Egerszalók, Demjén, Andornaktálya and Maklár. The authorised varietals in our cultivation include Blaufränkisch, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Frank, Pinot Noir, Portugieser, Zweigelt, Blauburger and Merlot, which are presented as single variety wines on our offer, yet these also supply as base varietals for our flagship prestige wine: Egri Bull’s Blood. Our white wine selection is based on Muscat Ottonel, Welschriesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot gris and Leányka (Maiden). These also serve as a base for Egri Csillag – prestige white AOP cuvée. We are most proud of two of our premium slopes: Paptag (10 ha) and Gesztenyés (6 ha). These two slopes supply us with top quality winegrapes for the highest prestige wines in our production.

The Winery

Ádám Juhász: In vinification we keep oriented towards meeting the expectations of up-to-date challenges and try to find the shortest way to adjust to the market indicated demands – still we find it equally essential to preserve local traditions in wine making. Our reductive wine making technology results refreshing and invigorating white and rosé wines preserving the primary aromas and the fruity character of the grape berries. Nevertheless some of our red wines go through traditional vinification in vats leaving enough potentials in extended skin contact and gentle pressing. Our winery functions in accordance with hightest standard food hygienic expectations and authorised by ISO and HACCP certifications.

Pictures: Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi with Annette Schiller and Kristi Huber, Co-Founder of Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg, Virginia

Our Philosophy

Ádám Juhász: Grapes and wines define our lives, therefore we are committed to contribute to the success of our wines with the share of our mind and spirit invested and we feel happy to see our efforts reflected in the final outcome.

Our goal is to find the best matching vineyards for the cultivation of different varieties, aiming the lowest possible yields to keep up with the highest standards. We go for the most modern technology and the gentlest process in vinification, the optimal ageing time for our wines, the best quality oaks in maturing – all to achieve the highest ever standard quality wines of uniquely featured characters. The undoubted proof of satisfaction is rewarded by national and international prestige awards our wines win in succession.

Ádám Juhász

Ádám, at 26, is the Head Winemaker of Juhász Testvérek Pincészete. Before taking over from his father and his uncle, he graduated from the University of Budapest, then studied in Montepellier, Bordeaux, Geiseheim with an EU scholarship, and worked in New Zealand and South Africa.

The Wines Ádám Juhász Poured

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Muscat Ottonel 2015

Ádám Juhász: Hint of honey on the nose. A lively, crisp, fresh wine.


Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Ádám Juhász: With the 2015 vintage we have changed the style of this wine. It is now made in the New Zealand style. Early harvest. Fast crushing. 24 hours soaking.


Nice greenish color. Notes of green spices, cut grass, gooseberry on the nose. A fresh white wine with crisp acidity. Green spices in the aftertaste.

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Olazrizling 2014

Ádám Juhász: Straw yellow color. Apple and pear notes with a hint of green spices on the nose. Citrus, apple, lemon aromas on the palate. Some almond notes in the aftertaste.


Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Egri Bikavér 2011

Ádám Juhász: At the end of the 1980s, this was a very popular, low quality, inexpensive wine. Things have changed with the new winemaker generation, which has rebuild the fame and quality of the Egri Bikavér.

There are 4 grape varieties, with the Blaufränkisch dominating (40%). Long skin contact of at least 14 days. Aged for 18 months in barrel (large barrels and second year barriques).


Nice ruby color. Notes of cherry, sweet spices, vanilla, wet earth on the nose. Powerful on the palate with peppery notes and well integrated tannins.

Awards – the Egri Bull’s Blood vintage 2011 achieved Silver Medal reputation for our winery in the Olympics of Wines in Bordeaux.

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Paptag Cuvée Superior 2011

Ádám Juhász: Only produced in good years. Flagship wine of the estate. Always a Bordeaux-style blend. The 2011 is 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc. Aged for 20 months in new barrels (small barrique and large).


Ruby color. Notes of sweet spices, smoke, vanilla on the nose. A full bodied wine with round acidity on the palate, with ripe and soft tannins. Long aftertaste.

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Gesztenyés Superior 2012

Ádám Juhász: This is a single-vineyard wine from the Gesztenyés vineyard, which is planted with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon (in 1998). This wine is 100% Merlot. Extended skin maceration. Aged for 24 months in barrique barrels.


Deep ruby color. Notes of plum and cherry coupled with coffee and chocolate on the nose. Very concentrated on the palate. Nice acidity. High tannins. Sweet, long, velvet aftertaste.

Awards - Our Gesztenyés Superior wine was awarded Grand Gold Medal in Magyar Bormustra (National Wine Challenge) in 2015, which was successfully repeated in the challenge of VinAgora. The same wine won Bronze Medal in Challenge International du Vin in Bordeaux.

Juhász Testvérek Pincészete Egri Cabernet Franc Grand Selection 2011

Ádám Juhász: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged for 24 months in barrique barrels (60 first year and 40% used).

Very dark color, almost black. Sweet spices, chocolate, vanilla notes on the nose. A full bodied wine with soft tannins on the palate. Long lasting aftertaste.


Awards – our Egri Cabernet Franc vintage 2011 achieved Silver Medal reputation for our winery in the Olympics of Wines in Bordeaux.

The Dinner

Pictures: The Dinner

Stone Tower Winery in Virginia

We happened to sit next to Kristi Huber, Co-Founder of Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg Virginia, which Ádám Juhász was scheduled to visit the following day.

Pictures: Annette and Christian Schiller with Kristi Huber, Co-Founder of Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg, Virginia

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