Jan Matthias Klein Schaumwein Rizzy Star Must

Appellation: Schaumwein; “Schaum” means foam. Cuvée: Rizzy Star Must Colour: White Grapes: Riesling About: top level vineyards, ripe fruit, and higher alcohol, then longer on lees before released, so much finer. Don’t normally de-stem riesling, usually press whole bunches to avoid green oils of the stems. So a bit of phenolic from WB press, plus … Continue reading Jan Matthias Klein Schaumwein Rizzy Star Must

Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Papa Panda’s Rising

Appellation: Mosel Cuvée: Papa Panda’s Rising Colour: White Grapes: Riesling About: in between Little Bastard and Magnus Madcap in terms of quality lies Panda’s Rising, named after Jan’s new venture Pandamonium. Part of the fruit comes from a local Polish friend André in Kröv, wine grower and traveller of the natural wine route, and part … Continue reading Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Papa Panda’s Rising

Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Little Red Riding Wolf

Appellation: Mosel. Cuvée: Little Red Riding Wolf. Colour: Red. Grapes: Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir). About: A typically minerally Pinot from clay limestone which produces fullness and grey slate which produces tension and freshness. Vines Location, parcels: from two vineyards near Kröv. Size ha: 1. Age: 30 years old. Soils: one vineyard clay-limestone for fullness, the other … Continue reading Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Little Red Riding Wolf

Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Little Bastard

Appellation: Mosel. Cuvée: Little Bastard. Colour: White. Grapes: 60% Riesling, 25% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Muller Thurgau, 3% skin-fermented Muscat. About: An alternative vision of Riesling blend from the Mosel, bone dry, slightly cloudy from skin contact and zero clarification, light, savoury, clean and very drinkable with plenty of pleasure from the peach and green apple … Continue reading Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Little Bastard

Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Kiss Kiss Maddies Lips

Appellation: Mosel. Cuvée: Kiss Kiss Maddies Lips. Colour: Sparkling Pink. Grapes: Frühburgunder (Pinot Madeleine). About: a zesty pink Pet’Nat. Bone dry, with just 1g/l RS. Vines Location, parcels: around Kröv. Size ha: less than 1. Age: planted in 1998. Soils: limestone, some clay. Exposition: south. Altitude m: 140. Training: on wire. Farming and philosophy: certified … Continue reading Jan Matthias Klein Mosel Kiss Kiss Maddies Lips