The Staatlicher estate is located in the city of Wurzburg (Maindreieick area) in the Franken wine-growing region in Germany. Staatlicher Hofkeller (royal state cellar) has a long tradition, it was founded in 1128 making it the oldest wine estate in Germany. It has been owned by the ruling forces in the area without interruption since the 12th century. They produce a number of white wines including several grand cru equivalents. This wine uses the rare Silvaner grape. It possesses a neutral flavor making it the perfect canvass to showcase the fine terroir of the region. This wine has notes of lemon and floral aromas in the nose. It is earthy and minerally with little fruit on the palate.