Region: Rheinhessen, GER
Variety: Field Blend
Organic farming, no sulphur
Marto Wines is located in Flonheim, a small village in the Rheinhessen region of Germany. Helmed by Martin Worner, who after studying oenology in Germany, worked with Tom Lubbe at Matassa and Steph and Eddie at Gut Oggau. In 2014 he decided to return home to start taking care of the family vineyards. The vineyards are on sandy soils and are organically farmed. Everything is fermented whole bunch with elevage in barrel. No fining or filtration and no added sulphur.
Weiss is a blend of seven white varieties which started in 2016 and continues to improve each year. This year is a treat. Lovely aromatic weight, imagine tropical fruits being cut to order roadside in Hawaii. Some skin contact lends textural interest, but there is a refreshing line of acid that keeps things taut. One for the warmer autumn days we continue to enjoy.