The estate is located in the municipality of Mainz-Ebersheim (area Nierstein ) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, The traditional family has been wine-growing for centuries. After completing his studies in viticulture and enology in 2002 Geisenheim Marco W. Becker runs the business with his wife Alexandra. The guiding principle of the company or the family is: Our passion for your enjoyment - passion, for our passion, for our home, for our life, with, around and for our wines .
The vineyards cover 17 hectares of vineyards on mainly loess-loam and clay-marl soils in the individual layers Kreuzberg, Leidhecke, Silberberg (Bodenheim), Hüttberg, sand, wine cellar (Ebersheim), Herrenberg. Kellerberg (Gau-Bischofsheim), Fuchsloch, Herrgottspfad, Ölberg (Gau-Odernheim), Lieth, Schlossberg (Harxheim), Ölgild (Lörzweiler), Kloppenberg (Mommenheim), Schmittskapellchen (Nackenheim), and Kapellenberg (Ober-Olm). You are with the white wines Riesling, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Sylvaner. Müller-Thurgau. Gewurztraminer. Scheurebe. Faberrebe. Kerner. Huxelrebe. Saphira and Ortega, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Frühburgunder. Blue Portuguese. regent and Dornfelder planted.
There is an environmentally friendly management with orientation sustainability, These include damage threshold analysis, weather-dependent greening, as well as natural fertilization with manure, straw and green manure, Quality-enhancing measures in elaborate manual work are more targeted pruning. Defoliation. thin out of exaggerated and grapes. All wines will be spontaneous fermented and with cork (Natural cork) closed. The red wines go through a classic maceration mostly with a must and are bottled in July / August. The white wines are made with gentle Press the grapes fermented without pre-mashing after sedimentation, long on the lees stored and mostly bottled from April / May.
The house’s premium wines include Ortega Trockenbeerenauslese, Gewürztraminer Herrnberg and Riesling Auslese dry. There will also be bottle-fermented sect, as well as in weather-appropriate years noble sweet Read out and Eiswein produced. Around 3,000 boxes of wine are produced each year. The winery is a member of the Riesling Generation Association, Sustainable Winegrowing Network, Wine in Moderation, BWV, Culture and Wine Ambassador of Rhenish Hesse and Learning Center for Farms.