Schieferleicht 2022

Off-dry with a touch of residual sugar that gives the wine a sumptuous round quality, along with a green apple quality, reminiscent of cloudy apple juice. This is first and foremost, though, a terroir-driven wine, with pertinent notes of slate and a touch of campfire smoke, like the kind that lingers on your clothes after a bonfire. Enjoy this with a goats cheese salad on a sunny day and transport yourself to the rolling green hills of the Mosel valley.


Winemaker: Trossen

Farming: Biodynamic

Region: Mosel, Germany

Vintage: 2022

Grapes: Riesling

Colour: White

ABV: 7.5%

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 ...