Weingut & Destillerie Lipp
"The pear from your own tree in the garden is the new luxury" - what top chef Andreas Caminada said lately is for us a decade-long philosophy.
Fennel from the own garden, Williams pears from the Chur Rhine valley, mirabelle plums from the neighbor. The good of our nature comes in concentrated clarity into the glass.
"I can only burn an aromatic distillate if the aroma is already in the fruit. I can not do magic, "says Reto Lipp, Distiller of the Year 2015/16.
With wine we are even stricter: we only take grapes from our own vineyards. Carina Lipp-Kunz, winemaker: "I want to feel my signature from A - Z in the wine."
To illustrate this, all her wines carry hand-written thoughts on the lable. Hand work only.
An expression much used of that part of the Bordeaux wine region that is on the right bank, or north, of the river Dordogne. It includes, travelling down river, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux, Francs Côtes de Bordeaux, St-Émilion and its satellite appellations, Pomerol and Lalande-de-Pomerol, Fronsac and Canon-Fronsac, Bourg, and Blaye.
French term meaning "bled" for a winemaking technique which results in a rosé wine made by running off, or "bleeding", a certain amount of free-run juice from just-crushed dark-skinned grapes after a short, prefermentation maceration.
Sometimes known as grey mould and sometimes just rot, the malevolent form of botrytis bunch rot and one of the most harmful of the fungal disease that attack vines. In this undesirable bunch rot form, the botrytis cinerea fungus rapidly spreads throughout the berry flesh and the skin breaks down.
One of six so-called Prädikats applying to German wine that has not been chaptalized, and designating-depending on growing region and grape variety-must weights between 67 and 82° Oechsle. As such, Kabinett designates the lightest end of the German wine spectrum, and Mosel Kabinetts that have residual sugar are often as low as 7 or 8% alcohol.