Markus Molitor was just 20 years old in 1984 when he took control of his father’s winery. However, even at such a young age he had a clear vision of what he wanted; to produce Mosel Rieslings in the family tradition of eight generations before him, with quality-driven, terroir-specific wines. Markus began with just 1.5 hectares of vineyards, and his holdings have grown to 120 hectares, making him the largest privately-owned winery, family-run vineyard in the Mosel. All of the vinyeards are located on steep slopes and many of them are planted with old vines (up to 100 years old). Due to the steepness and age of the vineyards, almost all of the work must be done by hand, guaranteeing the utmost quality in the selection process.
A rare treat, this Eiswein Goldkapsel is as elusive as it is delicious. Eiswein is produced using frozen grapes, usually picked at night in the coldest temperatures. The frozen grapes allow the wine maker to extract flavour, sweetness and acidity without too much water. These wines are the purest expression of dessert wine available.