The Family Jewels

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The Paulinshof estate lies in Kesten, Germany, on a lazy stretch of the Mosel River.  The first historical records for the estate vineyards date back to 936 when it was owned by the St Paulin church in Trier.  Since the 1960’s, its been owned by the Jüngling family.

Here is a pic I took of Christa Jüngling in her cellar holding a 1969 Paulinshof Riesling, which was her and her husband’s first vintage together.  They almost sold the entire lot to a broker at the time who offered them a ridiculous amount of money.  But they refused and now still have a few remaining bottles.

They plan on opening this one at their 50th wedding anniversary.  My guess is it will be fantastic…

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