Louis Dressner Selections - Wine Importer
Middle Mosel wines from Gernot Kollmann of Immich-Batterieberg.
Gernot Kollmann (left) showing Jules Dressner and Kevin Mckenna the Batterieberg vineyard. Photo by Josefa Concannon.

Profile

Immich-Batterieberg is one of the oldest wineries in the Mosel; originally founded by a Carolingian monastery, it can be traced back to the year 911. In 1495, the Immich family purchased the property, producing traditional dry and off-dry wines under their name for almost 500 years. In 1989, the estate was sold to a new owner, and the style of winemaking quickly shifted: long, spontaneous barrel fermentations were replaced with stainless steel, cultured yeasts and micro-filtration. The resulting wines became sleeker, fruitier and more modern.

Interview

This interview with Gernot Kollmann took place at the Immich-Batterieberg house in February, 2013.

Visits

This visit to Weingut Immich-Batterieberg took place in February, 2013.

Words by Jules Dressner, photos by Jake Halper and Josefa Concannon.

Wines

Riesling Kabinett "C.A.I"

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