Weingut Brand

Pfalz, Germany

Pfalz, Germany

Exceptional natural wines from Germany!  The brothers Brand, Daniel, and Jonas have quickly brought attention to the far northern Pfalz, a cool-climate, limestone-rich, yet otherwise overlooked region. These fifth-generation winemakers took over the family winery from their father Jürgen in 2014 – with his support, they expanded from 12 to 18ha and transitioned production to fully certified organic growing and making 100% natural. The Pur has no sulfites added and is the transparent expression of the grape and terroir.

Bockenheim has a cooler climate than most of the Pfalz (therefore the grapes ripen slower). The weather in their area is influenced by the Donnersberg mountain (around 650m high) which shields them from incoming weather systems, the wind is then funneled down two valleys which means it is fairly breezy and this helps keep the vineyards free from mildew.

The Pur Range are all unfined, unfiltered and with no additions, including sulphur and as such under German law the wines are unable to be labeled as Pfalz.

~BRAND NOUVEAU~

Weingut Brand deliver again with this crunchy fresh nouveau style, gluggable red. This is a total juice BOMB! Serve it cold and drink from the bottle. HOT DAMN, this is juicy. 

BRAND NOUVEAU 12x750ml | SKU #72716 | $21.12 | Sorry, Sold Out

 

~ 2019 PET NAT WHITE ~

60% Pinot Blanc & 40% Sylvaner, méthode ancestrale, finely textured bubbles.  Green apple, leesy mid notes of brioche, plenty of tree fruits and minerality.  Grown on limestone soils.

2019 Pet Nat White 6x750ml | SKU #113814 | $27.09 | Sorry, Sold out
2019 Pet Nat White magnums 6×1.5l | SKU #41010 | $58.55 | Sorry, Sold out

~2019 PET NAT ROSÉ~

90% Pinot Noir, 10% Blauer Portugeiser, méthode ancestrale.  A riveting, ultra-light testament to what the region is capable of.  Packed with notes of sour cherries, plum and tart raspberry.

2019 Pet Nat Rosé  6x750ml | SKU #113823 | $27.09 | Sorry, Sold out
2019 Pet Nat Rosé magnums 6×1.5l | SKU #41007 | $58.55 | Sorry, Sold out

~2018 CIDER PUR~

2018 vintage this was made from fruit purchased from an organic farmer 5km away as estate trees had no yield.  A cider of depth that’s packed with flavour. Made from certified organic apples, directly pressed and fermented with wild yeasts in tank and old barrels. Fermented to almost dry and unfiltered. Give it a shake (and then allow to settle) prior to opening. 6.5% alcohol.

Cider Pur Brut 12x750ml | SKU #68401 | $15.57 | Available

~CUVEÉ FLORA~

60 yo vines in solid limestone, the best Dornfelder in the Pfalz.  From a small 1.5 acre parcel.

N/V Cuveé Flora 12x750ml | SKU #68216 | $24.30 | Sorry, Sold Out

~2019 PINOT BLANC PUR~

Whole cluster, short maceration, 1000L used Fuder on full lees. Clean, round, creamy, and fresh.

2019 Pinot Blanc 12x750ml | SKU #68211 | $26.52 | Sorry, Sold Out

~2019 RIESLING PUR~ 

7-day cold maceration, fermentation and élevage in old barrique

2019 Riesling Pur 12x750ml | SKU #68208 | $26.52 | Sorry, Sold Out

 

 

~2016 CABERNET FRANC~ 

Cherries and salty capers, black and red plums.  Just 2 old barriques’ worth of wine was made.  The grapes come from a south-facing site on the southern end of the village.  Less rustic and herbal than it’s Loire cousins, the testure here is ultra-fine with dark-toned, brooding and spicy flavours.  Polished and spectacular.   

2016 Cabernet Franc Pur 6x750ml | SKU #11659 | $54.67 | Sorry, Sold Out

 

 

~2018 WILDROSÉ~

Zero sulphur old vine Blauer Portugeiser.  Wildly low yields give this wine an uncommon density and extraction.  This is a rosé that flirts with being a meaty, brighter red wine – the sorta wine you chill and drink with some deep fried snacks.  A good amount of zip with all those dark aromatics and red fruit.

2018 Wildrosé 12x750ml | SKU #68398 | $24.48 | Sorry, Sold Out
2018 Wildrosé Magnums 6×1.5l | SKU #70213 | $49.99 | Sorry, Sold Out

~2019 WILDER SATZ~

2019 Wilder Satz 12x750ml | SKU #11770 | $21.68 | Sorry, Sold Out

~2018 HOLY CHAPEL PINOT BLANC~

2018 Holy Chapel Pinot Blanc 6x750ml | SKU #11690 | $33.64 | Sorry, Sold Out

~2018 HILL OF FLAGS RIESLING~

2018 Hill of Flags Riesling 6x750ml | SKU #11665 | $40.55 | Sorry, Sold Out

 

 

~2018 MONASTERY RIESLING~

2018 monastery Riesling 6x750ml | SKU #11679 | $35.96 | Sorry, Sold Out

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