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Battenfeld-Spanier

The estate is located in the commune of Hohen-Sülzen (Wonnegau area) near the town of Worms in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen, Hans-Oliver Spanier took over the family business in 1993. Four years later, the company merged with the neighboring Battenfeld winery. In 2006 he married Carolin Gillot from the winery Kühling-Gillot (Bodenheim, in the Nierstein area), but the two brands will continue to be operated or produced separately. The vineyards cover a total of 28 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Kirchenstück (Hohen-Sülzen), Fraunberg (Flörsheim), and Black Lord (Zell). They are mainly with the white wine varieties Riesling (Main variety with around 50% of the total area), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Sylvaner, and the red wine variety Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and some others.

Has been consistent since 1993 Organic viticulture practiced, since 1996 Hans Oliver Spanier has been a member of the Federal Association ECOVIN, He has been working since 2005 biodynamic Guidelines and was published in 2011 by the French cult winemaker Nicolas Joly founded biodynamic winegrowers' association La Renaissance des Appellations added. The declared goal is to produce Rieslings of the absolute top class. The only spontaneous wines fermented with the vineyard's own yeasts are almost always dry-aged in three lines. The estate wines are fermented in a steel tank and vinified fruity. The local wines and Big plants are mostly in old wooden barrels with emphasis on the aromas of herbs, spices, saltiness and flint expanded. Barrique is no longer used in red wines either. Bottle-fermented sect are also produced. The winery is a member of the VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).

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