Thorsten Melsheimer

Schäf Spätlese 2020



Winemaker: Thorsten Melsheimer

Farming: Biodynamic

Region: Mosel, Germany

Vintage: 2020

Grapes: Riesling (sweet)

Colour: White

ABV: 7.5%

Size: 75 cL


Behind the Bottle

Thorsten Melsheimer

The Melsheimer winery is a place full of history and tradition. Walking into the small cobbled street in the village of Reil indeed feels like a moment of the past, as if we are in the middle of the 19th century where this may well have been the Burgundy or Bordeaux of the wine world. The Melsheimers were never part of the 'top' estates or 'prime' single-vineyards, but already Thorsten Melsheimer's grand father was incredibly proud of the family's monopole vineyard - Reiler Mullay Hofberg - a few minutes away from the tiny village ...