Red wine


Variety: Pinot Noir

Our signature wine. This special Pinot Noir was harvested as an “Auslese” and vinify dry. Then three years of aging in new french oak barriques.

The Pinot “Ritter” is a real charmer, noble and powerful in taste – a knightly wine without fear and blame. The high alcohol and extract values ​​promise a long life. Let this knight caress you gallantly.

Tasting: deep ruby red, dense nose, typical burgundy aromatic with multifaced nuances, dark beeries, fine wood and spice unite on the palate in a velvety and full-bodied finish. To young to drink but irresistible.

Best served with: garlic lamb chop, roast veal in milk with pasta, larded roast venison, venison medallions, wild boar goulash with chanterelle, Burgundy roast, stewed lamb leg.


0,75 l bottle


Wine with protected geographical Indication

Drinking temp.

15–18 °C


22° KMW



Year of planting


Hand harvest

100 % selected grapes


french barrique


December 2021

Alcohol content

Alcohol 14,5% vol.

Residual sugar

1 g/l


4,5 g/l

  • Vinyard Umriss

    The highest elevation of the Grossriede “Umriss” is planted with our Burgundies. The limestone and shell limestone soils create perfect conditions for great,  wines.

  • Aging potential

    strong Pinots have always had their place with us. Wonderful for long storage and bottle aging, which only show their full potential over the decades.

  • Pinot Gris white but different

    Orange Pinot Gris Ried Kreften was fermentated on the mash (whole berries). Due to the contact with the grape skin, the wines get a more intense color and more tannin.

  • Harvest 2018

    Harvest 2018 of Pinot Noir Ritter

    Only every few years is it possible to vinify a Pinot Noir with this high degree of maturity and full ripen, healthy grape material.