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Berres

The winery "CH Berres" is located in the municipality of Ürzig (Bernkastel area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, The family tree can be traced back to 1510. With the 2004 vintage, Alfred Berres transferred responsibility for wine production to his son Markus Berres in the 21st generation of the family. He studied viticulture and oenology in Geisenheim and finished it as a graduate engineer for viticulture (FH). During his apprenticeship, he spent a semester abroad at the Chardfarm winery in New Zealand. The vineyards cover 3.5 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Goldwingert and Würzgarten (Ürzig) Herrenberg and podium (Earth), Hubertuslay (Kinheim), Klosterberg (Wehlen), as well Heaven (Zeltingen). Until 2005, the winery was a pure Riesling business. Today the vineyards are planted 90% with Riesling and 10% with Pinot Blanc. With the 2004 vintage, the wine range was launched STELVIN (Twist lock) changed.

For the quality wines, the quality limits are at least 10 ° Oechsle above the legal minimum must weights. From 2004, numerous investments were made in the processing of grapes and cellar technology. After gentle pressing and sedimentation the clear musts are pumped into stainless steel tanks and fermented chilled with controlled fermentation. After that, they are stored on the lees, The “Impulse” line is the estate wines, followed by the “Kabinett, Spätlese & Auslese” line from fully ripe grapes. The "exclusive line" comes from selected berries, which have been painstakingly dried by hand Botrytis grapes be selected. These wines are filled in limited quantities almost exclusively in 0.375 l bottles and sealed with a golden STELVIN closure. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced.

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