WEHLENER SONNENUHR, vineyard in Wehlen in the Mosel region of Germany renowned for its Riesling. The name refers to the sundial (sonnenuhr or ‘sun hour’) built onto a rock formation in the vineyard. See also its neighbour, Zeltinger Sonnenuhr.
TERROIR | Steep, sunny, arid south-facing slopes whose shallow topsoils are covered by blue Devonian slate.
NO CERTIFICATION | Markus Molitor.
‘Sundial wines of the Mosel’ by Michael Schmidt, www.jancisrobinson.com 17 Nov 2008.