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Acham-Magin

The estate is located in the community (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The foundation stone was laid in 1711 by Heinrich Wilhelm Reichardt, who a year later founded the then inn "Zum Engel" today "Gutsausschank Acham-Magin". His descendants expanded by marriage in Forster families, including in the family Magin significantly the vineyards. Emil Magin was in 1908 co-founder of the "Association of natural wine auctioneers of the Palatinate", today VDP-Palatinate. His son Kurt Magin married the winegrower's daughter Anna Elisabeth Hebinger from Deidesheim in 1934. After the early death of her husband Anna Magin led the winery with her father through the war and married in 1947 Anton Acham. The daughter Anna-Barbara Acham has been running the business since 1994 with Vinzenz Trösch.

The vineyards cover eight hectares of vineyards in the prestigious individual layers Kirchenstück. Pechstein and Enormous (Forest), Herrgottsacker and Mäushöhle (Deidesheim), as well Reiterpfad (Ruppert Berg). They are planted to 75% with the Riesling, and the varieties Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, Scheurebe, Portuguese, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Dornfelder and Gewürztraminer. The wines are produced according to the strict guidelines of the controlled environment-friendly viticulture with a small beginning in spring, moderate fertilization and use of environmentally friendly pesticides. The grapes are picked by hand and fermented after gentle pressing depending on the grape variety and maturity in wooden barrels or stainless steel at low temperatures. The white wines are stored on the long lees, The red wines mature for at least a year in oak barrels. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

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