Usually the grapes from this vineyard are exclusively used for Rosé production. The Monterosa was one of Armin's red wine experiments. He is an avid pizza baker and wanted to make a wine that would entertain his guest with a slice of freshly baked Italian style pizza. Said and done, about 2 years later family and friends were indulging on this great combination... The name of the wine is a homage to Armin's love to Italy. Monterosa is the Italian translation of the German vineyard name Rosenberg (hill of roses). The grape variety Satin Noir is a new crossing made out.
100% Satin Noir
Age of vines
Average 10 years
Grapes for this wines are 100% destemmed and mash fermented.
Aged 36 months in Oak barrels (no new oak).
Wine is slightly filtered before bottling.
After bottling the wine is kept at the winery for a few months to complete its ageing process.
Founded in 1850, Weingut Bastgen is located on the tiny hamlet of Monzel, not far from Bernkastel-Keus. The current owners are husband-and-wife team Armin Vogel and Mona Bastgen, who began ... Read More