The Mystery of Plat 211 – Wine & Spirits Magazine

The Mystery of Plat 211

Unknowingly, a determined Mosel grower may just have acquired the world’s oldest Riesling vines.


It wasn’t about the vines at first. After all, a lot of old vines carpet the Mosel’s slate slopes. Some date to that region’s Belle Epoque heyday. It was the fate of one particular block that caught the attention of Jochen Clemens. For years, he watched as the vines…

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This story appears in the print issue of February 2019.
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