Awards

The passion with which we go about our daily work and our constant pursuit of quality are paying off.

Gault Millau: 4 out of 5 GRAPES!

“With his 2015 wines, Peter Crusius may possibly have harvested the vintage of his life. Besides a whole phalanx of first-class dry Rieslings, this Traisen winemaker has dished up a noble-sweet collection that is second to none on the Nahe. These are sublime Auslesen with airy gracefulness and fascinating Beeren- and Trockenbeerenauslesen rated between 96 and 98 points…”

 

(Top 60 Wine Estates in Germany)

 

3,5 out of 5 STARS FROM EICHELMANN!

“… The standard of the dry Rieslings is high again this year.  All of them are full-bodied and aromatic, …”

The collection of naturally sweet and noble sweet wines is strong, too: the Rotenfels Spätlese is juicy, elegant. Among the Auslesen the Rotenfels is slender with a citrus tang, the Felsenberg is concentrated, creamy and animating. Of the Beerenauslesen, all of which are delightfully clean, the Bastei is more concentrated than the slender Felsenberg, the gold capsule version is creamy, complex, harmonious, very lengthy, the Trockenbeerenauslese is also very long, oily and complex with a fine acidic bite.

 

 

4 out of 5 F FROM FEINSCHMECKER!

“Congratulations to Peter Crusius: with his universally excellent 2013 collection, the winegrower from Traisen has truly earned his continued progression up the rating ladder. And this is due not only to the very good Rieslings from prime sites on the Nahe, but also to an exceedingly accomplished Pinot blanc, the Traiser Weissburgunder “Kaffel”…”