The Riesling interprets the Rheingau terroir expressively and elegantly. The vines in our vineyards are old, some have been on our steep slopes for 70 years. Naturally limited by soil and old vines and selected by hand, the highest quality of our wines is our claim.

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DOMAINE

Eva Fricke’s path to wine is exceptional: born in Bremen, Eva settled in Rheingau where she leads her own 11 ha domaine.

INTERNATIONAL
Work experiences in France, Australia, Italy and Spain influence Eva’s work still today. Nearly 80% of our production is sold worldwide in over 20 markets. Our wines enjoy the highest international esteem and are listed on the menus of some of the world’s best restaurants and luxury hotels. Chefs and sommeliers who follow sustainable concepts especially appreciate our wines and philosophy.

NATURAL
The specific characteristics of each site, partially very old vines and nature create the base for our wines each year. The absence of herbicides and pesticides were always part of the philosophy. Cellar work is reduced to a minimum of interference. Our viticulture and winemaking follow the guidelines of organic and vegan standards with certification.

STRAIGHT
We work our old, steep-sloped vineyards by hand only. Strict selection of grapes, gentle pressing und pure vinfication allow us to elaborate expressive, lively and natural wines that stand for their terroir and vintage.

PROTECTIVE
Wine plays a historical role in the Rheingau region, and old vineyards feature prominently in the modern landscape along the Rhine river. Re-cultivating old sites as well as restoring and maintaining old vineyards and the traditional landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley are all parts of our philosophy.

EXQUISITE
Our wines are rated and reviewed regularly by national and international press:
2013: Eva’s winery was named “Newcomer of the Year” by the gourmet magazine Falstaff.
2013: The international wine magazine Fine named Weingut Eva Fricke “the best startup.”
2015: Leading German newspaper the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung awarded Eva “Aufsteiger-Winzer des Jahres” (newcomer winemaker of the year).
2016: Stuart Pigott named Eva “The Riesling Heroine 2016”.
2017: The German Gourmet Magazine Feinschmecker upgraded Evas wines to 4,5F and named them amongst the best from the region.

Internationally, several outstanding ratings by international wine journalists such as Robert Parker, Jancis Robinson and James Suckling confirm our philosophy and the quality of our hard work.

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wine collection

Riesling and the Rheingau region belong together. We mainly grow Riesling, which we consider predisposed to best express the wonderful diversity of the Rheingaus’ terroir.

Our philosophy is simple and pure: clear and concentrated wines that reveal the nuances of nature, soil and vintage!
The estate wines express a blend of all the soils that the Rheingau has to offer. Our village wines show the amazing differences that the very different soils and microclimates found in the upper and lower Rheingau can produce. Our single vineyard wines make up the top of our portfolio with the highest fruit concentrations, fruit expressions and densities.

iticulture and vinification follow ecological standards since 2011 and vegan aspects since 2015. Our wines are registered by The Vegan Society and in July 2016 the domaine entered the EU-biocertification process.

ESTATE RIESLING

RHEINGAU Riesling QbA dry
Rheingau cuvée, sandy loess & loam, clay, quartzite, slate, juicy and fruity, apple & peach aromas, dry finish.

VERDE Rheingau Riesling QbA off dry
Rheingau cuvée, sandy loess & loam, clay, quartzite, slate, fresh acidity, notes of citrus & texture of lemon curd.

MELLIFLUOUS Rheingau Riesling QbA off dry
Rheingau-cuvée, sandy loess & loam, clay, quartzite, slate, juicy and fruity, yellow & red raspberries, persimmon, off dry & vibrant liveliness.

VILLAGE RIESLING

KIEDRICH Riesling QbA dry
Cuvée from sites of Kiedrich, sandy loam, clay in the subsoil, partially quartzite notes of kumquat & candied citrus fruit, fruity.

LORCH Riesling QbA dry
Cuvée from sites of Lorch, gray slate, citrus aroma, juicy on the palate, dense structure, mineral-salty finish.

WISPERWIND Lorcher Riesling QbA off dry
Cuvée from sites of Lorch, gray slate & quartzite, peach, watermelon, refreshing, fruity and salty.

SINGLE VINEYARDS

ELEMENTS Rheingau Riesling QBA dry
Notes of peach, apricot & mirabelle, crystalline, dry finish.

Lorchhäuser SELIGMACHER Riesling QbA off dry
Slate floors interspersed with quartzite, notes of peach & passion fruit, animating acidity, crystalline, mineralsalty finish.

Lorcher KRONE Riesling QbA dry
Slate floor with chalk subsoil, aromas of yellow fruits and herbs, complex, elegant structure, silky texture.

Lorcher SCHLOSSBERG Riesling QbA
Gray slate & chalk, candied pineapple and mango, harmonious sweetness and acidity balanced by extreme salty mineral, creamy aftertaste with mineral length.

SWEET RIESLING

Lorcher SCHLOSSBERG Riesling SPÄTLESE
Gray slate & chalk, lychee, passion fruit & rose petals, crystalline, filigree & clear almost salty minerality.

Lorcher SCHLOSSBERG Riesling SPÄTLESE Goldkapsel 0,375 l
Gray slate & chalk, crystalline & purest fruit essence of nectarine, mango & candied citrus fruit, creamy texture.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Rheingau PINOT NOIR ROSÉ QbA trocken
Aromas of cherries & currant Lorcher Krone.

Lorcher Krone WEISSBURGUNDER QbA trocken
Slate floor with chalk subsoil, cantaloupe, nutty and fruity, elegant & versatile with warm generous texture.

Lorchhäuser Seligmacher SILVANER QbA trocken
Slate floors interspersed with quartzite, straightforward, discreet, mineral & a hint of gooseberry.

SPARKLING

2016 Pinot Noir Rosé Brut Nature
Notes of strawberry, black currant and brioche, creamy & tender texture, intense and fine perlage, delicate Champagne style.

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references

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