Rheingau 2003 I received this report from Schloss Vollrads at the end of last week. Schloss Vollrads started 2003 harvest with a super-record. Due to the very warm and dry summer, this year's harvest at Schloss Vollrads has started at the beginning of this week, as early as never before. This is a record in itself, but the most outstanding highlight is that with the support of more than 40 pickers individual raisin-like berries could be harvested which brought a sensational record must weight of 302 (!) degrees Oechsle. This result - checked and proofed by a third-party official is more than double of what is legally required to call...
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