Vineyard Gut Hermannsberg (VDP)

first-class Grand Cru wines from the Nahe


Gut Hermannsberg is an outstanding vineyard producing numerous world-class Rieslings with very different characteristics. The vineyard profits from unique vineyards with varying soils. Plenty of time is given to each plant and each wine on the vineyard and in the cellar. Gut Hermannsberg is member of the VDP.

The estate was founded in 1902 by the Prussian State. In a gruelling job, steep, craggy and rocky land including a former copper mine has been rebuilt into a prime vineyard. Today, all vineyards of the estate are classified as Großes Gewächs (Grand Cru) sites, the Hermannsberg and the Traiser Bastei amongst others. They rank among Riesling's best wine-growing areas in Germany and the world.

The vineyards of Gut Hermannsberg have very different soils, including volcanic eruptive stone, rhyolite rubble, slate and loam. Whether estate Riesling, local Rieslings or Grosse Gewächse (grands crus), whether light and fresh, with a high minerality and spicy or powerful and elegant, Gut Hermannsberg has the right Riesling for every wine lover.


To ensure wines that are produced in harmony with nature, extremely time-consuming leaf work is conducted in the vineyard, as well as using home-made compost. In the cellar, grapes from each vineyard plot is vinified separately to maintain the different characters of the plots within one site, preserving the authenticity of each wine.

wines from Gut Hermannsberg



Pinot Blanc Gutswein


This opulent Pinot Blanc from volcanic soils is creamy, fresh and lively on the tongue, with a smooth volcanic minerality. It has scents of white flowers and delicate citrus, with exotic notes of ripe red fruit. This wine is best paired with risotto dishes, seafood or simply a sunset view from a comfortable chair on the terrace.




Just Riesling Gutswein


This slim, simple and not too dry Riesling is refreshing, harmonious and lively. It impresses with delicate tart vegetable and herbaceous notes. He enjoys with notes of fresh citrus fruits, combined with brilliant mineral and spicy nuances. The grapes for this wine profit from different soils, imparting special aromatics and minerality. The wine is best served with salads, starters or fish dishes.

Riesling Großes Gewächs Hermannsberg


This world-class Riesling combines power and elegance. It has great depth and complex aromas, with a wide range from citrus to floral notes. This wine shows a remarkable accessibility with almost explosive minerality, nevertheless having a huge potential for development. The wine is harvested with extremely low yields of 30 hl/ha. The wine is an excellent partner for spicy oriental dishes as well as curries and risottos.



Riesling Spätlese Rotenberg, medium-sweet


This amazing late harvest wine has a magnificent finesse and a harmonious interplay of sweetness and acidity. It has exotic fruit aromas and a unique balance between sweet fruit, a pleasant minerality and a lively acidity. This wine works well with elegant salads, spicy curry dishes, lamb dishes and medium sweet deserts.

The vineyard of Gut Hermannsberg (VDP) is based in Niederhausen, in the middle of the vineyards above the Nahe river (see map below).

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