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The Top Bottlng of of Cult Producer Enderle & Moll – From the Cellar
– Among the Hardest to Get Wines in Germany
– Perhaps Our Most Distinctive Pinot Noirs
– These Wines Can Be Pure Magic

2018 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Muschelkalk – 36 bottles
2019 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Muschelkalk – 36 bottles
2020 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Muschelkalk – 18 botttles

Florian Moll was cleaning out his stock room in early February and offered me some of his stash of older Muschelkalk and I grabbed it. There is not much of these and it will be first come first served but to have an opportunity to grab 3 back vintages of Enderle and Moll’s Muschelkalk Pinot Noir, which is easily one of the top Pinots made on Earth is a rare opportunity. I have 18,19 and 20.

All 3 are genius wines of the highest degree and can be drunk now and aged for about 10-12 more years. 18/19 are drinking so well now and the 20 is still drinking on its fruit. All 3 have that special Enderle & Moll magic.

2018 Enderle & Moll Muschelkalk – $54.99 NET
2019 Enderle & Moll Muschelkalk – $54.99 NET
2020 Enderle & Moll Muschelkalk – $54.99 NET

A Stroll Down Memory Lane
The 2022s will be the 11th vintage of the E & M Grand Crus we’ve worked with so it’s time for a little stroll down memory lane, because without Enderle & Moll there would be no Fass Selections Spätburgunder portfolio. With the 2011 vintage we started with the lark that we might successfully be able to sell Pinot Noir based on the strength of a tasting me an my partner did at Steinmetz’s winery in Brauneberg in 2012. Sven drove up from Baden and wound up sleeping in his van that night. We had a long dinner and tasted the 2011/2010 and 2009 Grand Crus all out of magnum. They were transcendent wines and it was perhaps the most important tasting of my life now looking back at it.

Before this tasting I, along with most people in the wine business, thought German Pinot was a joke. Oaky as all can be and underripe was the consensus. But tasting these wines with Sven Enderle I soon found out they were ethereal expressions of old vine Pinot Noir from limestone and sandstone soils made in a natural style with character only found in the top Burgundies. I couldn’t believe it.

We knew that but we also knew it was going to be an uphill battle to convince clients that German Pinot was worth buying and that it’s an affordable back door route to incredible Burgundy experiences.

There was no wine in Germany like these before. When 2013 hit, the Grand Crus had finally arrived in my opinion. This was a ripe, deep and complex vintage and Liaison and the Grand Crus were stunning and had a common thread that ran throughout them. For me they had arrived but this was let’s call it a pre arrival. Then comes 2014 which was a classic vintage in all respects. 14 in Baden is like 14 in Red Burgundy. Maybe the last classic vintage of our lifetimes. Who knows but there hasn’t been a vintage like 14 since. Crunchy, linear and fresh. A massive departure from the grandiosity of 13. The 14s were also the last vintage that went to the whole list. 

Then 2015 happened. This was the 1982 Bordeaux, 1999 Red Burgundy and 2001 German Riesling for German Pinot Noir. 2015 was a rousing success all across Germany but especially at Enderle and Moll. Full ripeness, majesty, depth and lushness were some of the hallmarks of the wines. I will never forget tasting these out of barrel with Sven. I tasted the 2015 Bundstanstein and was blown away and saying it was the greatest German Pinot I’ve ever had. And Sven calmly said you haven’t tasted the Muschelkalk yet. I have never been happier in my life to be wrong. The 2015 Muschelkalk was god juice. Best barrel sample of Pinot Noir I’ve ever had. We sold those briskly eventually and the acclaim started to really come in and now we never have enough and people recognize the two E & M Grand Crus as two of the greatest expressions of Pinot Noir in the world. Yes, the world.

Please call Cheryl at 949 378 5251 after emailing with your order if you are a first time customer (we prefer not to receive credit card numbers over E-Mail).

I love drinking and selecting wines – but my passion for teaching people about wine is almost as big. I’m happy to announce a block of time each day where people can call me just to chat about wine in general. These blocks are NOT intended to sell wine (I do that all day). This is to talk to me about wine pairings or great producers or how long to age wines or styles of wine making or the latest wine controversy. My goal is to help people learn more about wine and enjoy it more. Call me at 917-912-4355 from 4-7EST Monday – Friday.

2018 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Muschelkalk – $54.99 NET


2019 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Muschelkalk – $54.99 NET (VERY LIMITED)

2020 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Muschelkalk – $54.99 NET (VERY LIMITED)

This Offer is Not Available to Retailers, Wholesalers or Restaurants

Shipping will be charged when wine ships.

These will be shipped in the Fall of 2024

Previous Offers Still Open
2022 Paul Weltner Hoheleite Sylvaner Grosses Gewachs – $54.99 ($211.96 4-Pack, $599.88 12 bottle case {$49.99}) 

2022 Paul Weltner Riesling Grosses Gewachs – $54.99 ($211.96 4-Pack, $599.88 12 bottle case {$49.99}) 

A Word about Fass Selections and Social Media

I am big into certain social media and I want people to take pictures of the wines they have received or will receive and tag me in them and share their thoughts. I a am on Instagram. Please tag me there. I also am on Delectable which I love a lot. It is Iphone/Ipad only, but it’s like Instagram meets Facebook for wine. Tag me there and find me there as well. I want to know if you liked the wine, were not moved by the wine, hated the wine or the wine gave you a religious experience. I want to know it all. Feedback is key and I will answer all feedback e-mails as quickly as I can.

For all billing and invoicing inquiries please contact Nick at accounts@fassselections.com or 646-498-6078