Schloss Johannisberg

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15.02.2017

Lay & Wheeler about Schloss Johannisberg

A Riesling for the ages at Schloss Johannisberg

2015 is a benchmark vintage for German Riesling. Nowhere is this more true than at one of Germanys most historic estates, Schloss Johannisberg.
Surrounded by the estates vineyards, Schloss Johannisberg is a picture-perfect winery. And theyre one of Germanys, if not the worlds, oldest producers, with a history of growing grapes back to 817. more

29.09.2016

Schloss Johannisberg Grünlack Spätlese Riesling 2014 recently received 92 Points on WineEnthusiast.com.

German Wine Critic, Anne Lee Iijima describes the Grünlack as "honey - slicked, robust, buoyant with fruit and complexities of spice, saffron and mineral.

WineEnthusiast

29.09.2016

European Winery Of The Year

Each year, the Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards honor individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements in the wine and beverage world. Were proud and honored to share that Schloss Johannisberg is nominated for the European Winery of the Year! more

WineEnthusiast

19.03.2016

BlindTasted rated our Silberlack

Andreas Larsson, the best Sommelier of the world rated our

2014er Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Silberlack - GG

with 91 points.

The whole article you can read in the PDF-file below or click here to see the Clip on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gmuKrq9IKlg

The whole article

05.01.2016

Robert Parker rates our wines

The Team of Robert Parker tested the vintage 2014. We are happy to present you the result of the tasting.
Below you see the Rating. more

07.12.2015

Stuart Pigott about the 2014er Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Rotlack feinherb

RIESLING REVELATION 2015 MEDIUM-DRY:

2014 Riesling Kabinett Feinherb "Rotlack

from Schloss Joahnnisberg in the Rheingau, Germany

How can a Riesling from the most famous producer of wines from this grape in the world be a revelation? Schloss Johannisberg is best known internationally for sweet Spätlese type wines, more

14.10.2015

Wine Spectator tastet Schloss Johannisberg Riesling

The wine Spectator tasted the

2013er Johannisberger Riesling
Silberlack - GG

and award 92 points.

Tasting note:
This powerful version is loaded with minerally notes, accenting the mix of savory spice, green apple and dried apricot flavors. Rich smoky details show on the firm finish. Drink now through 2017. (Wine Spectator)

18.02.2014

Double Gold, Gold and Silver for Schloss Johannisberg

At the First "Japan Women's Wine Awards 2014 ~Sakura Wine Awards~"
Schloss Johannisberg got
Double Gold for
2011er Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Goldlack - Trockenbeerenauslese
VDP.GROSSE LAGE

Gold for
2012er Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rotlack - Kabinett - feinherb
VDP.GUTSWEIN
and more

16.01.2014

93 points in Wine Enthusiasts Magazine Februrary 2014

The Wine Enthusiasts Magazine rate the
Schloss Johannisberger 2011 Grunlack Riesling Spatlese (Rheingau) with 93 pts.

"Aromas of sugar cookies and apple preserves entice on this ripe, rich spatlese. Its ethereally light on the palate, but deeply concentrated, with honey and peach flavors braced by soft pink-grapefruit acidity. more

15.11.2013

GERMAN WINE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

GERMAN WINE INSTITUTE TROPHY
FOR GERMAN PRODUCER OF THE YEAR:
SCHLOSS JOHANNISBERG


"Sitting high above the northern shore of the river Rhine, Schloss Johannisberg is one of the Rheingaus most prominent and recognisable landmarks.
With the first records of winemaking on the site dating from 817 AD, the site has been through many incarnations in over 1,000 years of wine production. more

04.10.2013

Sweet News!

Auction Record Set for TBA from Schloss Johannisberg

At the latest annual VDP wine auctions in Germany, held on September 14, 20 and 22, 2013, a bottle of 2011 Schloss Johannisberg Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA) set new highs for a current release, with a record hammer price of 1,040 € (U.S.$1,405.00).

See the complete record attached

Auction record

21.02.2011

The Magazin "Världens Viner" about Schloss Johannisberg

The swedish journalist Jan Rosborn add an article about Schloss Johannisberg in the magazin Världens Viner.

Click at the pdf-attachment for reading the whole article.

Världens Viner article

19.11.2008

Gault Millau 2009: High Praise for Schloss Johannisberg

2007 Vintage Wins Honorary Title Collection of the Year

"Now the former lustre is coming back is how Gault Millaus editorial board lauded the outstanding wines of the tradition-steeped Rheingau estate Schloss Johannisberg, whose 2007 vintage was awarded the honorary title Collection of the Year in the 2009 edition of the most important and highly influential German wine guide. more

19.11.2007

WINE & SPIRITS - USA

Schloss Johannisberger Spatlese Trocken 2006
"This is plush and ripe; its tropical tones of mango, papaya and passion fruit taste a little less than dry. Nevertheless, its complex and assertive, with rich texture and vibrant acidity framing the pungently aromatic flavors.
90 points - Wine & Spirits more

27.10.2007

2007 - JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE - BEST WINES BY SCHLOSS JOHANNISBERG

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado presented the award

The Schloss Johannisberger Wine Estates received a total of six awards in the highest categories at the Japan Wine Challenge 2007, the largest and most significant wine competition in Asia. The awards ceremony on 26 October 2007 was held at the Grand Hyatt in Tokyo by Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado. more

27.03.2007

WINE SPECTATOR - USA

Ratings - March 2007

2005 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Auslese - 94 points
"An elegant style, with plenty of richness. The flavors evoke peach and pear, while the sweetness is buffered by a vibrant structure thats hidden at this state. Has a tangy lemon cream aftertaste." more

25.01.2007

TANZERS MAGAZINE - USA

Ratings - January 2007

2005 Schloss Johannisberger First Growth - 89 points, Stephen Tanzer
"Apricot pit, nutmeg and a touch of lemon oil on the nose. Rather full on the attack, but showing a crisp minerality. Nicely balanced, appealing finish". more

22.01.2007

WINE SPECTATOR - USA

Ratings - January 2007

2005 Schloss Johannisberger Spatlese - 91 points
"This unfolds its delicate peach, grapefruit and mineral flavors with gracefulness. Seamless and beautifully balanced, with a long finish. The aftertaste accentuates the mineral component". more

05.12.2006

GAMBERO ROSSO - ITALY

ISSUE NOVEMBER 2006

2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Goldlack TBA - 98 points
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Roslack Auslese - 97 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Rotlack Kabinett - 89 points

28.09.2006

WINART - WINEGUIDE JAPAN

Ratings- September 2006

2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese trocken - 93 points

17.06.2006

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

Ratings - JUNE 2006

2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese trocken - BRONZE
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosa-Goldlack Beerenauslese - BRONZE
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - SILVER

30.05.2006

DECANTER GB - WORLD WINE AWARDS 2006

2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Goldlack Trockenbeerenauslese - GOLD
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - SILVER
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese Trocken - SILVER

27.03.2006

DECANTER - TOP 100 WINES AROUND THE WORLD

Decanter March 2006 - "Top 100 Wines around the World"
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese trocken (dry style) - 5 Stars

23.01.2006

EXCELLENT RATING - THE FINE WINE REVIEW

"The Fine Wine Review"
2004 German Wines - "The Vintage of Charm"
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Gelblack Qualitätswein - 92 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rotlack Kabinett - 90 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 93 points more

02.11.2005

HIGH SCORES FOR SCHLOSS JOHANNISBERG

"Tanzer Magazine" USA
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 91 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - 91 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosa-Goldlack Beerenauslese - 93 points

15.10.2005

DECANTER - 100 BEST WINES OF THE WORLD

Decanter 2005 - "100 Best Wines"
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese trocken (dry style)

26.09.2005

GRAND AWARD FOR SCHLOSS JOHANNISBERG

"Restaurant Wine" (Sept / Oct 2005)
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 5 Stars

16.09.2005

WINE AND SPIRITS - 2004 GERMAN WINES

"Wine & Spirits" - 2004 German Riesling-Wines
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Gelblack Qualitätswein - 90 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rotlack Kabinett - 91 points
2004 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 91 points

08.08.2005

TOP-RATING - CONNOISSEUR'S GUIDE

"Connoisseur's Guide"
2003 German Riesling-Wines Centerfold - August 2005
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - 95 points

21.03.2005

WINE SPECTATOR USA - 2005

2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Gelblack Qualitätswein - 89 points
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 89 points
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - 93 points
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosa-Goldlack Beerenauslese - 95 points

23.11.2004

BEST RATING FOR SCHLOSS JOHANNISBERG

"Restaurant Magazine USA 104"
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 4 Stars
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - 5 Stars

12.09.2004

BRONZE AWARD IN GREAT BRITAIN

The International Wine & Spirit Competition GB
"Bronze Award 2004"
2003 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese

02.07.2004

GOLD AWARD FOR SCHLOSS JOHANNISBERG

At the panel tasting at the International Wine Challenge 2004, which had more than 9000 entries, the Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Spätlese (late harvest) - green-Seal vintage 2002 achieved the Gold-award.

24.03.2004

EXCELLENT RATING – WINE SPECTATOR MAGAZINE

In the March issue of the international wine-magazine “WINE SPECTATOR” Schloss Johannisberg achieved excellent results. more

12.10.2003

WINERY OF THE YEAR 2003

Wine & Spirits USA - "Winery of the Year"
The 100 best of the Year
2002 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Grünlack Spätlese - 92 points
2002 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling
Rosalack Auslese - 94 points

19.11.2002

Wolfgang Schleicher appointed Estate Director of the Year

With this distinction to Wolfgang Schleicher, one of the most prestigious awards went to the Rhinegau area. “For more than 35 years, the well respected Managing Director has administered Schloss Johannisberg – synonym for German wine-culture”. (Gault Millau – Wine guide Germany 2003)Vintage 2000, although challenging, produced excellent dry Riesling wines. more

10.10.2002

Grand Award for Schloss Johannisberg Wine

At a competitive tasting of German Riesling Wines, Schloss Johannisberg received an award for its 2001 Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Spätlese.
Restaurant Newsletter (October 2002): "Best Spätlese from this estate in years. Medium bodied, round intensely flavoured, long on the finish, tasting of apple, melon, jasmine, peach and pineapple.

02.11.2001

Aristocratic Wines at Celebration of 900 Years of Schloss Johan

High praise was given to the wines of Schloss Johannisberg. The star of the tasting was an amber-coloured Riesling Gold Seal Vintage 1862. It revealed renewed strength, vitality and an unbelievable stability.
Princess Tatiana von Metternich and fifty renowned wine growers and wine collectors took part in this historical wine tasting on the occasion of the celebration of 900 years of Schloss Joh more

22.10.2001

International Mundus Vini Wine Award

Excellent results for Schloss Johannisberg. 2235 wines from all over the world were tasted on September 8th and 9th, 2001 in a unique and outstanding blind tasting in Neustadt/Weinstrasse. more

10.05.2000

Top Award for Schloss Johannisberg Icewine

At the International Wine and Spirit Competiton 2000 the Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Blaulack Ice wine got the Gold-Award and the best result in the category “German Ice Wines”.

03.07.1999

Ray Charles at Schloss Johannisberg

One of the highlights of the “Rheingau-Musik-Festival” was the concert of “The Genius” Ray Charles. About 3.500 visitors enjoyed listening to the famous entertainer at the traditional summer festival. more

31.01.1999

Getting acquainted at Schloss Johannisberg

The first meeting between Joschka Fischer, the German Minister for Foreign Affairs and his French counterpart Hubert Védrine was held at the atmospheric Schloss Johannisberg. more

22.09.1998

Three-Star Chefs at Schloss Johannisberg

In the autumn of 1998, "Savour-Club", a French wine mail-order company, invited five French top chefs to a wine and food gala in the Rhinegau. The chefs Paul Bocuse, Pierre Troisgros, Marc Meneau, Piere Wynants and Jean-Claude Bourgueil used the time in the Rheingau to also visit the oldest Riesling estate, Schloss Johannisberg.

18.11.1997

US Ambassadors Meeting – a Palatable Treat

The US ambassadors in the European Union countries met in Wiesbaden, capital of sparkling wine, for a European conference. The agenda also catered for cultural entertainment; the highlight of which was a visit to Schloss Johannisberg. more

08.09.1997

Schloss Johannisberg among the Top 30 Wineries in the World

Jean-Claude Rouzeaud, owner of Roederer Champagne, invited the top 30 wineries of the world to the "Diner Cristal des Trente" in Rheims September 7 to 9, 1997. more

27.05.1995

Cabinet Ministers From Four Countries visited Schloss Johannisb

Twice in quick succession, Schloss Johannisberg received eminent visitors. Here in the most beautiful part of the Rhinegau - precisely on the 50th parallel of latitude - anyone would feel he was in a wine paradise. more

12.04.1995

Wine-Price Record - Michael Broadbent

The chief wine auctioneer, Michael Broadbent, from London's Christie's is also conducting wine auctions in the Rhinegau region. more