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The winery is located in the municipality Johannisberg (District of Geisenheim ) in the German growing area Rheingau, The company is owned by Guenter Schulz. Verena Schöttle is the manager and cellar master. The beginning is in 2000 with a first wine from bought Pinot Noir grapes. As a result, vineyards and brownfields were purchased and tried in vineyard and cellar special methods and developed to achieve the desired wine style.

In 2010, the relocation of the premises of the Schamari mill in a new establishment in Johannisberg. The vineyards cover eight hectares of vineyards in the often very steep individual layers hell (Johannisberg) Kläuserweg (Geisenheim) Mount Roseneck. Mountain Rottland, Bischofsberg, Drachenstein and Klosterlay (Rüdesheim), Frankenthal and Höllenberg ( Assmannshausen ), Bodental-Steinberg, chapel hill. Crown. Schlossberg and Pfaffenwiesenstrasse (Lorch), as well Dachsberg (Corner).

You are 80% with Pinot Noir and 20% with Chardonnay planted. There is an environmentally friendly management by means of organic fertilization With compost, By repeated Defoliation, quality-enhancing yield reduction with rigorous thin out By halving the grapes and selective hand picking, only mature and healthy grapes are harvested and processed. The red wines go through the maceration, mature after pressing the mash at least 18 months in Barrique and will be without filtration bottled. The white wines ferment in oak barrels, are stored long on the lees and mature 11 months in oak barrels. Every year around 30,000 bottles of wine are produced.

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