Schieferblume 2022

Roughly translating to 'slate flower', on account of the  blend of grey slate and blue slate vineyards, both surrounded by forest, meadows and the river. There's so much going on in the glass for such a young wine – on first impressions, cooking apple and wet pebble, before opening up to dried herbs, floral quality, and the kind of salty lick you get from the rim of a good margarita.


Winemaker: Trossen

Farming: Biodynamic

Region: Mosel, Germany

Vintage: 2022

Grapes: Riesling

Colour: White

ABV: 10.5%

Size: 750 mL


Behind the Bottle


It is almost impossible to summarize the unique work that Rudolf and Rita Trossen have achieved over the past 40 years in a matter of a few paragraphs. Back in the late 1970s when Germany was first exposed to a counter-culture movement, the young Rudolf and his partner Rita were inspired by everything but the traditional Mosel vignerons. Most importantly, they felt a desire to dive deeper into the idea of biodynamic agriculture and in fact became aware of the likes of Maria Thun and other biodynamic legends that have formulated and researched Rudolf Steiner’s principles in great depth ...