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Eifel Bernhard

The estate is located in the community Trittenheim (Bernkastel area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, It was founded in 1635 and has been managed since 1976 by Marietta and Bernhard Eifel. A guesthouse and the estate restaurant "Stefan Andres Weinstube" are connected. The love of wine was also born daughter Alexandra. She laid the foundation stone already by several months internships in the renowned German wineries Economist Rebholz (Palatinate) and Heymann-Lowenstein (Terrassenmosel). After completing a degree in oenology in Geisenheim She will follow in the footsteps of her parents. The vineyards cover six hectares of vineyards in the top locations Annaberg (Schweich), Altärchen and pharmacy (Trittenheim), as well Maximiner Herrenberg (Longuich). They are planted with the varieties Riesling (5 ha), Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc and Kerner. Great importance is attached to the preservation and character of the respective terroir. After the whole cluster pressing a cool fermentation takes place. The wines are mainly made of stainless steel and a small part in wooden barrels. A special feature is the "Riesling of the red slate" from 75 to 100 years old, rootless vines from the situation Schweicher Annaberg. The Pinot Blanc will be aged for six months in oak barrels. In suitable years also noble sweet predicates and ice wines are produced.

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