Unquestionably the estate's greatest vineyard, Erdener Pralat (AIR-din-er PRAY-laht) combines perfece exposure, red slate soil and an extraordinarily warm microclimate to produce wines of power and nobility. The vineyard's position between the river and massive cliffs results in exceptional ripeness, making Spatlese and Auslese wines possible in almost every vintage. Directly adjacent to the eastern side, this vineyard is so steep that stone steps were built into the hillside centuries ago to...
Wine AdvocateRating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/06