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Ehrhart

The Ehrhart winery is located on the northern outskirts of Eschbach (Southern Wine Road area) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The company is managed in the second and third generations by Reinhold, Ute and Benjamin Ehrhart. The vineyards cover 11 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Hasen (Eschbach), Rittersberg (Ilbesheim) and Sonnenberg (Leinsweiler). They are planted with the white wine varieties Riesling (leading variety), Pinot Noir, White Burgundy and Sauvignon Blanc.

A near-natural management takes place with greening (instead of mineral fertilization) and no insecticides to protect the beneficials, Currently is on Organic viticulture changed. Careful foliage care is one of the quality-increasing measures in summer Defoliation and removal of shoots. The yield-reduced grapes are at physiological maturity read selectively and only processed healthy and fully ripe grapes. The four-tier quality pyramid is divided into layered wines, *** wines, ** wines and estate wines.

The white wines are partly temperature controlled in steel tanks, as well as in wooden barrels or barriques spontaneous fermented and expanded. After the traditional mash fermentation, the red wines mature in large wooden barrels or in barriques. Bottle-fermented sparkling wine and Secco (sparkling wine) are also produced. During the expansion, care is taken to ensure the greatest possible protection, no additives are used, and sometimes even without filtration filled to the bottle. The winery is a member of the Generation Riesling association.

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