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BEST OF RIESLING 2017

91 points (Meininger Verlag 06/2017): 2015 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling Auslese


COLLECTION OF THE YEAR

awarded by the wine guide "Wein-Plus" for the region of Franconia (tasting season 2016/17; 05/2017).
rating "outstanding": 2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg Riesling Alte Reben dry VDP.ERSTE LAGE
rating "very good": 2015 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner dry VDP.ERSTE LAGE
>> see award here.


WINE SPECTATOR 03/2017

92 points | 2015 Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling dry VDP.ERSTE LAGE: "Very fruity, this is redolent of apple pastry, peach tart and custard flavors that feature some smoky notes. Lush and spicy on the finish, with plenty of cream and spice details. Drink now through 2022." (Wine Spectator 03/2017, p. 106)

GERMAN WINERY OF THE YEAR 2017

We are especially delighted about the award "German Winery of the year 2017", which we received from the German magazine "selection" (issue 04/2016). >> see the award here.

BAVARIAN STATE AWARD OF HONOUR 2016

The Bavarian Minister for Agriculture, Helmut Brunner, has honoured our wine estate with the Bavarian State Award of Honour 2016, the most renowned Bavarian wine award. We received this award for the quality of our wines from the 2015 vintage. We feel very delighted, because our complete wine range formed the basis of consideration. >> See a picture of the conferment of the State Award of Honour here.


FALSTAFF WEINGUIDE 2017

92 points:
2014 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner Großes Gewächs dry
2014 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling Großes Gewächs dry
91 points:
2015 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg VDP.Erste Lage Silvaner dry
2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Riesling Alte Reben dry
2015 Iphöfer Kalb VDP.Erste Lage Silvaner dry
90 points:
2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Silvaner Alte Reben dry
2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Scheurebe Alte Reben dry
2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Weißburgunder Alte Reben dry


JANCIS ROBINSON 09/2016

Wine writer Tamlyn Currin featured our 2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Scheurebe Alte Reben dry in his piece “Scheurebe and some glamorous stragglers” (Jancis Robinson, 09/2016) applauding: “Refined and focused on the nose and a very serious Scheu indeed. Nuttiness and strength. Gorgeously salty, long and honed to chiselled contours. A minty cassis core that is mouthwatering. Complex and aristocratic. This would be a beautiful wine to pair with food. Powerful enough to work with swordfish or monkfish, chilli and strong oriental flavours like fresh coriander or green chilli and coconut. Outstanding.” It gained 17 points (1st place).


THE DRINKS BUSINESS 08/2016

Among the top 10 German Scheurebe wines: 2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Scheurebe Alte Reben dry: "This fuller, off-dry style of Scheurebe from VDP Franken producer Hans Wirsching is possibly more reminiscent of Gewürztraminer than the usual Sauvignon Blanc, with honey and yellow fruit flavours mingling with lychee, mint and blackcurrant. Weighing in at a punchy ABV of 14%, it’s nevertheless balanced and elegant." (The drinks business 08/2016) >> Read the complete article here


FALSTAFF 07/2016

90 points: 2015 Iphöfer Kronsberg VDP.Erste Lage Scheurebe Alte Reben dry
90 points: 2015 Iphöfer Scheurebe Kabinett dry
89 points: 2015 Scheurebe dry


BEST OF RIESLING 2016

93 points: 2015 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg VDP.Erste Lage Riesling dry (Meininger Verlag 06/2016)


INTERNATIONAL PINOT GRIGIO AWARD 2016

90,8 points, 4 stars (Top 10), "extraodinary quality": 2015 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg VDP.Erste Lage Grauburgunder Alte Reben dry >> Please find the award here.


DECANTER 05/2016

"Best German Dry White over £15" (95 points): 2014 Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner Großes Gewächs dry: "Altogether superior! A very pretty lemon and apple nose is followed by a powerful, spicy medium-bodied palate. This is totally engaging, with marked intensity, complexity and purity of fruit. Gets revs of flavour up and running and keeps the pedal down throughout. Outstanding Sylvaner with admirable structure and length." (Decanter 05/2016) >> Please find the certificate here.


INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2016

Silver:
2014 Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling Großes Gewächs dry
2014 Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner Großes Gewächs dry
2013 Sister.Act Silvaner dry
2013 Sister.Act Riesling dry