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Sigyn, 2019

By Katla Wines

  • Region: Mosel Valley
  • Country: Germany
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: 70% Regent / 30% Riesling
  • Soil type: Slate & Clay
  • Vessel type: Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Regent is 5 days semi carbonic
 macerated, Riesling pressed after 1 day. Fermented separately and blended after fermentation is finished.

About Katla Wines

Mosel Valley, Germany

Katla Wines is a micro negoce winery that I founded in 2019 in the Mosel Valley in Germany. I buy organically grown grapes and turn them into wine. I prefer working manually, like using a wooden basket press or also a vougre to destemm some of my grapes. I make wines that I like to drink, but that don’t essentially go along with the traditional style of the area that I am based at. The grapes that I purchase come from Mosel but also nearby regions like Nahe & Rheinhessen. Despite not having my own land, I do try to look after as many of the vineyards I work with as much as possible and harvest everything by hand. In the cellar I work without any additions or neither do I remove anything from the wine. It’s just alcoholic grape juice. I prefer to make my own traditions, instead of following others’.

Some of the grape varieties I like to work with are so called “Piwis” which are fungi resistant hybrids that I believe are the future of organic wine making in the sense of climate change.

Since 2020 I am based in the village of Kroev, where I found home in the beautiful ancient winery called Staffelter Hof, where I get to make my wines along some great likeminded people.