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Achkarren wine cooperative

The "Achkarren am Kaiserstuhl eG wine cooperative" in the German wine-growing region to bathe was founded in 1929 by 16 local winemakers. Today, 325 members cultivate a total of 150 hectares of vineyards. The managing director is Waldemar Isele, the cellar master is Christoph Rombach. The varietal range consists of the white grapes Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) with 52 ha, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Sylvaner. Gewurztraminer. muscatel. Chardonnay. Scheurebe and Riesling, as well as the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) with 50 ha and Cabernet Mitos, The two individual layers of the municipality differ significantly in the structure of their soils. While in the Castellberg the vines grow on pure loess loam, they are rooted in the Schlossberg in volcanic weathering rock, which is only partially covered with a relatively thin layer of loess clay.

In the best plots Income Income limited to a maximum of 50 hl / ha. The wines produced from this are marketed as "Best Barrel Selection". The yield limit of 90 hl / ha applies to the rest of the wines. The wines are made in Stainless steel tanks , for the red wines, the dry Pinot Gris and the noble sweet wines in the large wooden barrel large wooden barrel , It will be too Sparkling wines Sparkling and bottle fermented Sparkling champagne generated. In front of the entrance to the cellar, rock samples and excavation objects from the Achkarrer vineyards can be viewed in two large display cases. In the oldest vinotheque in southern Baden, wines are archived back to 1942. The wine cooperative is a member of DPW (German wine grower cooperatives).

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