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Dax

The winery is located in the municipality of Ernst (Burg Cochem area - Terrassenmosel) three kilometers upstream from Cochem in the German wine-growing region Moselle, The company is run by Peter Dax, supported by son Oliver. The philosophy of the house is: Living by nature and with nature, always giving everything for a good wine . The vineyards cover four hectares of vineyards in the individual vineyards Klostergarten (Cochem), Herrenberg (Valwig), Rathausberg (Bruttig), Kapellenberg (Fankel), as well as Kirchlay and Feuerberg (Ernst). Three quarters of them are white wine varieties Riesling (60%), Kerner. Müller-Thurgau. Bacchus and Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), as well as a quarter with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Dornfelder planted. The steep warehouse terraces, which are mostly difficult to machine, are managed conventionally.

When processing, from the vineyard to the wine cellar, care is taken to carefully process the selected grapes and the young must. The wines are vinified separately according to the grape variety and left to their own devices until bottling. One third of the steep slope Riesling from Valwiger Herrenberg spontaneous fermentation, It is only stored for a long period of four months on the lees bottled. The Pinot Noir takes place after a three-week period maceration of the very ripe grapes in small fermentation tanks for 18 months in barriques, The wine is then avoiding pumping and without filtration bottled. Around 40,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, around 10% of which are exported to Belgium. There are also various noble ones fires (Wine, rape, Yeast, peach), liqueurs. Grapeseed oil and vinegar generated. The winery is a member of Generation Riesling and Breva Wein & Weg.

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