Fürstlich Castell'sches Domänenamt

Castell Schlossberg Silvaner GG 2016

  • Growing Region Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety Silvaner
  • Art.No. CA30-16
  • Package 0,75 l
  • Award

    92 points Falstaff

Winerie

The Castell family owns 70 hectares of the finest franconian vineyard sides. The majority is the white variety Silvaner. The terroir is characterized by a continental climate and gypsum skeuper soil, which gives the wines their spicy, strong note.


Vintage report

The start of the vintage was shaped by wet and mixed conditions during spring and early summer. The vines began to bud by end of April. An overall warm summer with ideal temperatures provided good conditions for the vines to grow and the grapes to develop. Harvest started on September 13th with the early maturing local varieties, such as Bacchus and Müller Thurgau. Urgently needed rain (38 l/mg) for all the other varieties came at September 18th and after 5 days of „harvest break“, the grapes had perfect ripening conditions for the following 6 weeks with sunny and dry days and chilly nights. 


Terroir

Schlossberg vineyard, Keuper clay soil with alabaster and shale inclusion. South- southwest exposure with 40- 70% gradient.

vinification

Single bow. Selective hand-picking in small boxes. Gentle pressing, ageing partly in wooden barrels and partly spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Approx. 4 months rest on fine yeast. 

Castell- Castell Silvaner 2019

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA57-19

Schloss Castell Silvaner 2019

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA12-19

Casteller Kugelspiel Silvaner 2019

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA33-19

Castell- Castell Silvaner 2018

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Riesling
  • Art.No.
    CA57-18

Schloss Castell Silvaner 2018

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA12-18

Casteller Kugelspiel Silvaner 2018

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA33-18

Schloss Castell Silvaner 2017

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA12-17

Casteller Kugelspiel Silvaner 2017

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA33-17

Castell- Castell Silvaner 2017

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA57-17

Castell Schlossberg Silvaner GG 2017

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA30-17

49° 44`Silvaner 2016

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA5-16

Castell-Castell Silvaner 2016

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA57-16

Schloss Castell Silvaner 2016

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA12-16

Casteller Kugelspiel Silvaner 2016

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA33-16

Castell Schlossberg Silvaner GG 2016

  • Growing Region
    Franconia / Germany
  • Grape Variety
    Silvaner
  • Art.No.
    CA30-16