Staffelter Hof Little Red Riding Wolf Spatburgunder 2018

Winemaker: Jan Matthias Klein

Region: Kröv, Mosel, Germany

Grapes: 100% Spatburgunder

(Pinot Noir)

Alcohol: 12%

Sulphur: no added sulphites

Suitable for vegans: Yes

Altitude: 150m average

Total Area Farmed: 9ha

Soils: Limestone + Clay in one

parcel, Grey Slate in another

Age of vines: 30 yrs average


Viticulture: Organic (certified)

Vineyards: One half of the

grapes came from the Paradies

vineyard which is behind the

winery. A flatter vineyard on

limestone + a bit of clay in the

upper layer. This produces

a fuller, rounder expression

of Pinot Noir. The second

half came from the Letterlay

vineyard which is on a slope

and on grey slate. The grapes

here are quite different,

producing Pinot Noir with more

tension, less ripeness, more

elegance perhaps.


Vinification: The grapes

are destemmed and then

fermented in open steel vats.

Fermentation lasted around

18 days but the grapes stayed

on the skins for 4 weeks. After

pressing the wine is then

transferred to a 1000L Fuder

(40-yr old oak barrel) where

it ages for 12 months prior to

bottling. Unfined, unfiltered,

zero added sulphur.

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