Keller goes (steeply) east
18 May 2011 by Jancis Robinson
The recent flowering of talent in the Rheinhessen, as described today in Michael Schmidt's tasting article on the Rhinhessen 2010s , has been concentrated in the south west of this large German wine region. Klaus Peter Keller is still young but has been described as the father of the movement that has shown that great wines can be grown on the relatively gently undulating countryside around the villages of Dalsheim and Westhofen (see this map of Rheinhessen ) where land is so much cheaper than in the traditional fine-wine heartland of Rheinhessen, the steep red sandstone vineyards right on the Rhine in the far east of the region (see...

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