Staffelter Hof - 2020 'Müller Time SandersStruck'

2020 'Müller Time SandersStruck'

Variety
Müller Thurgau
Region
Mosel, Germany
Abv
11%
Volume
750ml

At almost 1,200 years old, Weingut Staffelter-Hof is THE oldest working winery in the world. Whoa. These wines are atypical for the Mosel; certified organic, wild fermented and finished without additions. Proper naturweine; so pure, so expressive. 'Müller Time SandersStruck' features a cute and confusing label in homage to both Bernie Sanders and AC/DC. Why? Why not. Müller Thurgau on skins, plush with jasmine, lime peel, quince and awash with minerals. Aperitif-esque. The first mention of th...Read More...

At almost 1,200 years old, Weingut Staffelter-Hof is THE oldest working winery in the world. Whoa. These wines are atypical for the Mosel; certified organic, wild fermented and finished without additions. Proper naturweine; so pure, so expressive. 'Müller Time SandersStruck' features a cute and confusing label in homage to both Bernie Sanders and AC/DC. Why? Why not. Müller Thurgau on skins, plush with jasmine, lime peel, quince and awash with minerals. Aperitif-esque.

The first mention of the Staffelter Hof estate and house was found in documents dated 862 AD, but the Klein family has owned the site since 1805, securing it from Napoleon. As is much the case with most European wine families, it has been handed down gen after gen and is today run by Jan Mattias Klein. It’s so intriguing to see a winemaker flourish in both the classics and the more modern and experimental styles. 

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