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#1 Post by Martin Zwick » May 15th, 2020, 12:37 am

2019 Keller „von der Fels“

First impressions of 2019 von der Fels which will arrive soon on the german market. 2019 impresses by balance&tenderness and extract. The acidity is sublime and good integrated, definitely not harsh. Typical for Keller wines is purity&precision&clarity and in case of "von der Fels“ with the familiar flavors of flowers/herbs, lemon/grapefruite and limestone. Reminds me on 2001 and 2004, fair to say time will tell.

Such a value for 17-18€ in Germany. Don’t miss it!

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#2 Post by Robert Dentice » May 15th, 2020, 4:59 am

Still a value but unfortunately double in the U.S.!

How would you compare it to 2018?
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#3 Post by Martin Zwick » May 15th, 2020, 5:20 am

I would say more sublime&delicate, with more extract and with more clarity than 2018 incl. a more polished&elegant acidity. No comparison to any vintage since 2010, rather a vintage from the good old days.
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#4 Post by Kelly Flynn » May 15th, 2020, 7:17 am

A terrific bottle, year in and year out.

Pricing remains attractive -- though it does keep climbing...

Martin, some say this is GG material. What say you? What I love is that it doesn't require GG cellar slumber.

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#5 Post by Robert Dentice » May 15th, 2020, 7:25 am

Kelly Flynn wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 7:17 am
A terrific bottle, year in and year out.

Pricing remains attractive -- though it does keep climbing...

Martin, some say this is GG material. What say you? What I love is that it doesn't require GG cellar slumber.
I have been buying since the very fist vintage and buy all of the GG's every year. I would sayit is if you are talking about Kirchspiel or Hubacker. And in recent years KP seems to be narrowing the gap. According to John Gilman he declassified an entire barrel of Kirschpiel into the 2018 which I think is an outstanding wine.
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#6 Post by Martin Zwick » May 15th, 2020, 7:30 am

Kelly Flynn wrote:
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Martin, some say this is GG material. What say you? What I love is that it doesn't require GG cellar slumber.




Of course, as the idea of von der Fels is to make a wine from GG plots based on younger vines. The old vines goes into the GGs. BTW, its the 20th vintage of von der Fels and a barrel of "Abtserde" went into the 19er for depth and minerality.
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#7 Post by Martin Zwick » May 15th, 2020, 7:33 am

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According to John Gilman he declassified an entire barrel of Kirschpiel into the 2018 which I think is an outstanding wine.
YES, other estates would maybe bottle this declassified barrel of Kirchspiel as a GG.
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#8 Post by Martin Zwick » May 15th, 2020, 8:14 am

Note: von der Fels will be more expensive this year due to the 25% wine tax imposed by Mr Trump. It’s of course for all European wines.
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#9 Post by Carl Steefel » May 15th, 2020, 6:28 pm

Closer to $40/bottle here. But the quality seems to be there year in and year out...

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#10 Post by Nathan Smyth » May 15th, 2020, 8:21 pm

Martin Zwick wrote:
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Such a value for 17-18€ in Germany.
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#11 Post by Hal Blumberg » May 15th, 2020, 9:10 pm

I was wondering about recommendation for aging. I have one bottles of 2009 and several from 2012 and 2013. Thanks for your advice!

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#12 Post by adam caldwell » May 15th, 2020, 11:07 pm

Good info Martin, thank you. Like others I can't wait to get some. I did take delivery of 6 mags of the 2018 Von Der Fels today, I love it. So it sounds like you may prefer the 2019 to the 2018, or just different ?

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#13 Post by Martin Zwick » May 15th, 2020, 11:21 pm

adam caldwell wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 11:07 pm
Good info Martin, thank you. Like others I can't wait to get some. I did take delivery of 6 mags of the 2018 Von Der Fels today, I love it. So it sounds like you may prefer the 2019 to the 2018, or just different ?
Adam,

both vintages are great at the estate Keller and to buy MGs from 2018 is a good decision. BTW, von der Fels age very well.

Fair to say 2019 shows a bit more finesse and clarity than 2018.

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#14 Post by A G Aguirre » May 15th, 2020, 11:37 pm

Hal Blumberg wrote:
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I was wondering about recommendation for aging. I have one bottles of 2009 and several from 2012 and 2013. Thanks for your advice!

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Others will have more experience but I opened a 2007 last month that was stellar. Still with a little freshness but starting to develop its breadth.
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#15 Post by adam caldwell » May 15th, 2020, 11:53 pm

Martin Zwick wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 11:21 pm
adam caldwell wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 11:07 pm
Good info Martin, thank you. Like others I can't wait to get some. I did take delivery of 6 mags of the 2018 Von Der Fels today, I love it. So it sounds like you may prefer the 2019 to the 2018, or just different ?
Adam,

both vintages are great at the estate Keller and to buy MGs from 2018 is a good decision. BTW, von der Fels age very well.

Fair to say 2019 shows a bit more finesse and clarity than 2018.

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Great thank you Martin, be well.

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#16 Post by Martin Zwick » May 16th, 2020, 12:10 am

Hal Blumberg wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 9:10 pm
I was wondering about recommendation for aging. I have one bottles of 2009 and several from 2012 and 2013. Thanks for your advice!

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von der Fels is the most underrated wine of the Keller portfolio“ MoselFineWines

Of course von der Fels age well, as is based on Grand Cru limestone soil. At the beginning of the year a vertical of vdF took place, 2004-2018.

2009 was great, highlights were 01,04,07,10,11(!), 13,16,17.

You will find a detailed report chez Mosel Fine Wines Issue 49, it’s free.

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#17 Post by Martin Zwick » May 16th, 2020, 1:40 am

There are also 2 TNs at cellartracker:

MAHATMA CHIANTI LIKES THIS WINE:
92 points
May 15, 2020 - This is unreal! Highest quality Riesling performance for painless drinking price level...
Please consider everything FC1910 wrote, to be true.
Cool, herbal, mineral and crystal clear, electifying, energetic and very long....
I can´t remember a Keller "von der Fels" being THIS good in THIS early stage AND showing THIS huge potential at the same time.

Please just consider two factors:
1) GERMAN RIESLING from 2019 reveals more and more to be phantastic!
2) FAMILY KELLER is usually capable of making the best out of every vintage.

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FC1910 LIKES THIS WINE:
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May 8, 2020 - WOW, got some bottles right from Dalsheim,
so pnp one of these, unbelievable tension in a Gutswein (Village), some (minor) GG from other estates are in lesser condition young,
nothing but great Riesling purity, all about mineralic stonelicking, limy as limy can be, just a whiff of grapefruit, a delicate delicious one, is in the background,
light- to midbodied, mouthwatering and addictive wine juice, lingering very convincing finish, really great QPR, 17,50€ ex Weingut, highly recommended! Will improve over a decade(+) for sure! *(***-?), 91-93(+) potential
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#18 Post by Martin Zwick » June 10th, 2020, 8:45 am

P.S. 2019 is the 20. vintage of von der Fels

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#19 Post by Sarah Kirschbaum » June 11th, 2020, 5:44 am

Martin Zwick wrote:
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P.S. 2019 is the 20. vintage of von der Fels


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#20 Post by Jan Janas » June 11th, 2020, 5:50 am

For those in the know: will Keller stop releasing von der Fels once the vines are old enough to go into the GGs or will he keep making it?

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#21 Post by Herwig Janssen » June 11th, 2020, 6:54 am

Incredible how cheap top German wines can be ...

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#22 Post by YLee » June 11th, 2020, 10:48 am

Picked up 4x 2016 for $27 in NYC.
Looking forward to trying this vintage out.
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#23 Post by Subu Ramachandran » June 11th, 2020, 11:15 am

YLee wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 10:48 am
Picked up 4x 2016 for $27 in NYC.
Looking forward to trying this vintage out.
Nice grab from Morrell. I picked up only 2. Silly me introspective!

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#24 Post by YLee » June 11th, 2020, 12:06 pm

Subu Ramachandran wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 11:15 am
YLee wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 10:48 am
Picked up 4x 2016 for $27 in NYC.
Looking forward to trying this vintage out.
Nice grab from Morrell. I picked up only 2. Silly me introspective!
So you are the one that took the others. I was wondering why my cart quantity changed. Ha!
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#25 Post by Martin Zwick » June 11th, 2020, 9:48 pm

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Love the stray tail in the picture!

That's the reason why I posted this photo. Not because of the bottle. Such funny........
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#26 Post by Martin Zwick » June 11th, 2020, 9:59 pm

Jan Janas wrote:
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For those in the know: will Keller stop releasing von der Fels once the vines are old enough?

I don't think so. I am quite certain he and his son Felix will continue making von der Fels in the next years and decades. With the von der Fels the KELLER family has a Riesling in his portfolio which is relatively easy available for all of the Keller friends&customers and affordable for everybody. As I said before around 17-18 Euro in Germany. The GGs is a different kind of animal. With the vintage 2019 and its low quantity and huge demand, its not such easy to get a GG.

As the young vines of von der Fels based on Kirchspiel&Hubacker vineyards are getting older and older, also the quality is getting better and better. You can taste it, much more depth&purity and minerality in comparison to the last decade of von der Fels. just for the record a barrel of ABTSERDE went into 2019er, as 2019 is the 20. vintage of von der Fels.

BTW, I had a 2019 Scheurebe a few days ago, simply mind-blowing. This Scheurebe is based on almost 50 years old vines in MORSTEIN. You could taste the classic "dirty" minerality of the Morstein vineyard, such huge........ second it was a Scheurebe. You could clearly taste the importance&impact of age regarding vines.

Note: Scheurebe is not available on the market

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#27 Post by Kirk.Grant » June 12th, 2020, 4:19 am

Martin Zwick wrote:
June 10th, 2020, 8:45 am
P.S. 2019 is the 20. vintage of von der Fels


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YES!!!!

I got married in 2019 so I'm really hoping to find some of those magnums in the US. So excited for the release here!
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#28 Post by Jan Janas » June 12th, 2020, 4:37 am

Martin,

any comparisons Von der Fels 2018 vs 2019? In my local market the 2019 is not out yet and 2018 still available. Should I hold?

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#29 Post by Martin Zwick » June 12th, 2020, 5:19 am

Jan Janas wrote:
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Martin,

any comparisons Von der Fels 2018 vs 2019? In my local market the 2019 is not out yet and 2018 still available. Should I hold?
Jan,


BUY 2018, as the quantity is very low in the vintage 2019. And not so much will arrive in Australia I suspect. The demand for KELLER wines is huge based on the reputation of the estate, praise for the vintage and the people are hoarding due the pandemic. I had 2018 last week and it was great, but much too young. I will wait 3-5 more years for the next bottle.

I would say 2019 shows a terrific BALANCE, huge extract and a bit more finesse than 2018 incl. a more polished&elegant acidity. No comparison to any vintage since 2010, rather a vintage from the good old days like 2001. Regarding the balance&inner peace it reminds me on 2004 which is one of the best vintages at the estate Keller. Finally I think 2019 has the better aging potential than 2018. But time will tell.

In general from what I heared and read from other journalists&wine-friends who tasted more&different wines , all praised the BALANCE of the vintage 2019.

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#30 Post by Jan Janas » June 12th, 2020, 5:29 am

Martin Zwick wrote:
June 12th, 2020, 5:19 am
Jan Janas wrote:
June 12th, 2020, 4:37 am
Martin,

any comparisons Von der Fels 2018 vs 2019? In my local market the 2019 is not out yet and 2018 still available. Should I hold?
Jan,


BUY 2018, as the quantity is very low in the vintage 2019. And not so much will arrive in Australia I suspect. The demand for KELLER wines is huge based on the reputation of the estate, praise for the vintage and the people are hoarding due the pandemic. I had 2018 last week and it was great, but much too young. I will wait 3-5 more years for the next bottle.

I would say 2019 shows a terrific BALANCE, huge extract and a bit more finesse than 2018 incl. a more polished&elegant acidity. No comparison to any vintage since 2010, rather a vintage from the good old days like 2001. Regarding the balance&inner peace it reminds me on 2004 which is one of the best vintages at the estate Keller.

In general from what I heared and read from other journalists&wine-friends who tasted more&different wines , all praised the BALANCE of the vintage 2019.

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Martin
Martin,

Your description makes my mouth water. Thank you for your lively & detailed reply. I do hope to get my hands on some 2019s.

Grüße aus Down Under!

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#31 Post by Arvid Rosengren » June 12th, 2020, 8:41 am

Drank my first 2018 Von der Fels last week. Absolutely delicious. Powerful and vibrant. I'd love to hang on to some (that seems to be my problem with Keller), but it's been stuck in my mind... all I want from wine right now.
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#32 Post by G. Curd » June 12th, 2020, 8:47 am

Martin Zwick wrote:
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2019 Keller „von der Fels“

First impressions of 2019 von der Fels which will arrive soon on the german market. 2019 impresses by balance&tenderness and extract. The acidity is sublime and good integrated, definitely not harsh. Typical for Keller wines is purity&precision&clarity and in case of "von der Fels“ with the familiar flavors of flowers/herbs, lemon/grapefruite and limestone. Reminds me on 2001 and 2004, fair to say time will tell.

Such a value for 17-18€ in Germany. Don’t miss it!


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Thanks for the notes Martin! I am definitely going to try to find a bottle of this. Very cool to hear the family will likely carry on the tradition for years to come.
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#33 Post by Subu Ramachandran » June 12th, 2020, 8:58 am

YLee wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 12:06 pm
Subu Ramachandran wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 11:15 am
YLee wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 10:48 am
Picked up 4x 2016 for $27 in NYC.
Looking forward to trying this vintage out.
Nice grab from Morrell. I picked up only 2. Silly me introspective!
So you are the one that took the others. I was wondering why my cart quantity changed. Ha!
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#34 Post by Kirk.Grant » July 21st, 2020, 5:43 pm

PSA 2019 Von der Fels is now out in the NY & NJ area...It's between $36-$40 in most places. Magnums were made because it was the 20th anniversary of this wine. Snap them up while you can.
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#35 Post by Russell Faulkner » July 21st, 2020, 9:09 pm

There were magnums 2018 too. Not sure about prior years.

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#36 Post by Kirk.Grant » July 22nd, 2020, 5:44 am

Russell Faulkner wrote:
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There were magnums 2018 too. Not sure about prior years.
Oh, maybe it was 3L then, KPK made a post on IG about the 2019 Von der Fels being the 20th vintage that they've made this wine. Either way, I was elated to be able to snag a few as this is the year my wife & I got married & with our (slightly delayed) honeymoon to Germany now being postponed again it was really nice to see these hit the market & snag a few for the cellar so we can celebrate with our wedding party again at a later point in time.
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#37 Post by Russell Faulkner » July 22nd, 2020, 6:41 am

I’m sure they will be wonderful!

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#38 Post by Kirk.Grant » October 10th, 2020, 5:48 pm

  • 2019 Weingut Keller Riesling von der Fels - Germany, Rheinhessen (10/10/2020)
    I've never opened this wine early like this, but damn, this is possibly the best bottle of VdF's that I've had. The nose is expansive and at once explodes into scents filled with the most perfect peach dashed against crushed marble with lime juice. The palate is taught & bright as if rocks, lime, and green apple were all exploding in your mouth like pop-rocks. This is such a brilliant wine that highlights how top-to-bottom all the wines KPK is making are special and worthy of the attention of all wine geeks.
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#39 Post by Martin Zwick » October 11th, 2020, 9:01 am

Kirk.Grant wrote:
October 10th, 2020, 5:48 pm
  • 2019 Weingut Keller Riesling von der Fels - Germany, Rheinhessen (10/10/2020)
    I've never opened this wine early like this, but damn, this is possibly the best bottle of VdF's that I've had. The nose is expansive and at once explodes into scents filled with the most perfect peach dashed against crushed marble with lime juice. The palate is taught & bright as if rocks, lime, and green apple were all exploding in your mouth like pop-rocks. This is such a brilliant wine that highlights how top-to-bottom all the wines KPK is making are special and worthy of the attention of all wine geeks.
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#40 Post by A Songeur » October 11th, 2020, 2:11 pm

Martin, what is your take on his Sylvaner Oiseau de feu 2019?
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#41 Post by Doug Schulman » October 11th, 2020, 6:07 pm

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October 10th, 2020, 5:48 pm
  • 2019 Weingut Keller Riesling von der Fels - Germany, Rheinhessen (10/10/2020)
    I've never opened this wine early like this, but damn, this is possibly the best bottle of VdF's that I've had. The nose is expansive and at once explodes into scents filled with the most perfect peach dashed against crushed marble with lime juice. The palate is taught & bright as if rocks, lime, and green apple were all exploding in your mouth like pop-rocks. This is such a brilliant wine that highlights how top-to-bottom all the wines KPK is making are special and worthy of the attention of all wine geeks.
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Thanks for the early look, and for encouraging me to buy some!

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#42 Post by Martin Zwick » October 12th, 2020, 2:23 am

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Martin, what is your take on his Sylvaner Oiseau de feu 2019?
Antoine,

due to Covid-19 I didn't attend the barrel tasting in spring at the estate Keller, so I haven't tasted 2019 Sylvaner Oiseau de feu so far.
In the past the Sylvaner "Oiseau de feu" was terrific.

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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#43 Post by Robert Dentice » October 12th, 2020, 6:53 am

Martin Zwick wrote:
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Martin, what is your take on his Sylvaner Oiseau de feu 2019?
Antoine,

due to Covid-19 I didn't attend the barrel tasting in spring at the estate Keller, so I haven't tasted 2019 Sylvaner Oiseau de feu so far.
In the past the Sylvaner "Oiseau de feu" was terrific.

Some people may disagree, but all the wines from the estate Keller you can buy blind.
I have not only tasted it I have drank a few bottles, I can't keep my hands off it. Best one yet. I can't wait to taste the Auction.
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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#44 Post by Ethan Abraham » October 12th, 2020, 7:31 am

Isn't the sylvaner called feuervogel?

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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#45 Post by A Songeur » October 12th, 2020, 7:50 am

Indeed! It was a literal translation Firebird in American... [cheers.gif]
Thanks Robert for the feedback. Will receive mine in the Automn
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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#46 Post by Kirk.Grant » October 12th, 2020, 8:31 am

Ethan Abraham wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 7:31 am
Isn't the sylvaner called feuervogel?
I think that was an auction only wine for 2019...
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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#47 Post by Robert Dentice » October 12th, 2020, 8:46 am

Kirk.Grant wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 8:31 am
Ethan Abraham wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 7:31 am
Isn't the sylvaner called feuervogel?
I think that was an auction only wine for 2019...
The regular Feuergovel is for sale. The Auction was a reserve and only done in Magnums.
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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#48 Post by Martin Zwick » October 12th, 2020, 8:55 am

Robert Dentice wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 6:53 am
Martin Zwick wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 2:23 am
A Songeur wrote:
October 11th, 2020, 2:11 pm
Martin, what is your take on his Sylvaner Oiseau de feu 2019?
Antoine,

due to Covid-19 I didn't attend the barrel tasting in spring at the estate Keller, so I haven't tasted 2019 Sylvaner Oiseau de feu so far.
In the past the Sylvaner "Oiseau de feu" was terrific.

Some people may disagree, but all the wines from the estate Keller you can buy blind.
I have not only tasted it I have drank a few bottles, I can't keep my hands off it. Best one yet. I can't wait to taste the Auction.

Good to hear, Robert.

Then it looks like that 2019 is indeed a special vintage at the estate Keller. In addition with the vdF-impressions from Kirk.
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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#49 Post by Matt N » October 12th, 2020, 9:02 am

ugh... my wallet hates you, but cant ignore the 2019... two cases on the way [drinkers.gif]
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Re: TN: 2019 Keller "von der Fels" - first impressions

#50 Post by Ethan Abraham » October 12th, 2020, 9:27 am

A Songeur wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 7:50 am
Indeed! It was a literal translation Firebird in American... [cheers.gif]
Thanks Robert for the feedback. Will receive mine in the Automn
Ah...if it isn't a wine term my knowledge of french or german are both quite limited!

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