Reverchon – a Saar star


An under-the-radar Saar estate restored to its former glory. 

Once upon a time the estate of Reverchon at Konz-Filzen near Trier, less than a mile away from the confluence of the rivers Saar and Mosel, was considered one of the foremost wine producers of this venerable region. The Reverchon family acquired the estate in the 1920s and soon established such a reputation for its Riesling wines that they were keenly sought after by Germany’s top restaurants and hotels. 

In 1967 Eddie Reverchon took over the reins of the estate and, light-years ahead of his time, began to concentrate on the...