Saarburger Rausch, very steep vineyard site in Saarburg in Germany’s Saar region renowned for its Riesling, said to display a ‘distinct citrus element in addition to the peach-like fruit typical of Saar Rieslings, according to (Stuart Pigott: 1995, p.36 & 37).

Vineyard area: 10 hectares (24.7 acres) (Stuart Pigott: 1995, p.37).

Terroir: South to east facing (Pigott 1995, p.37). Soil: weathered grey slate and diabase (Stuart Pigott: 1995, p.37).


No certificationWeingut Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken.


Stuart Pigott, The Wine Atlas of Germany and the Traveller’s Guide to the Vineyards (Mitchell Beazley, 1995).