Dienheim Riesling Trocken, Brüder Dr. Becker

Dienheim Riesling Trocken, Brüder Dr. Becker - 2016

Item # 37810 750mL
This item is currently out of stock.
Send me an email when this is back in stock.
Grape Variety

Production Methods




Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.

Tasting Notes

Lotte Pfeffer and Hans Müller took over Weingut Brüder Dr. Becker from Lotte’s father in 1984. No matter which grape they are cultivating, they push for the pure expression of terroir. They are slow and patient in the cellar, using time and gravity to vinify the wines as gently as possible; every process, from vineyard to bottle, occurs as it should. This riesling is hand-harvested from soils that range from loess and limestone. Fermented in old wooden casks.

Need Help Deciding? Get personal recommendations from our staff

Astor's Glossary of Terms


German wines are some of the most jubilantly fruity bottles in the world. The country's Rieslings have been prized worldwide for centuries, yet they have never quite caught on in the U.S.: this no doubt due to Germany’s arcane system of wine classification. The most useful words to know on German wine labels are “Kabinett,” which indicates an outstanding everyday wine, and “trocken,” which means...

Read More


Though the trend is now in the other direction, for many years Riesling was known for producing wines with little alcohol and some residual sugar - too sweet for many modern wine drinkers. Though it's now cultivated worldwide, Riesling is nearly synonymous with German wine, and that country's winemakers have lately begun to produce some very exciting dry versions. They are careful to retain the...

Read More

Sign up for our emails
Receive 10% Off Your First Order
Sign up for our emails


Offer available to new subscribers. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Does not apply to items on sale, solid cases, corporate orders, or orders containing an item priced at more than $10,000.