The Reichsrat von Buhl estate has been in existence for over 200 years. Part of the reason for their success is the special attention they pay to small yields and highly selective harvesting. The Riesling grown in the complex loess and clay soils of the Jesuitengarten is especially notable for its amazing whollop of ripe fruit and almost inexhaustible finish, while Auslese wines from the Ungeheuer (the "monster") are voluptuously sweet and dramatic. The attributes of this Auslese are clarity, light heartedness and concentration on the variety's classic attributes. The 2011 vintage provided the perfect conditions for an excellent Auslese, which while presenting highly concentrated fruit aromas, almost vibrates on the tongue with its sheer mineral character.