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Ellwanger Jürgen

The estate is located in the municipality of Winterbach in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg, The family's winemaking tradition dates back to the beginning of the 16th century, but today's winery was only founded in 1949 and ten years later it was fully converted to viticulture. Jürgen Ellwanger focused on quality right from the start, but a clear change to the production of top-quality wines only took place with the founding of the Hades Group in 1986, whose members became the German pioneers in Barrique belong. The cornerstone for this was laid by Jürgen Ellwanger together with his son Jörg through the most meticulous, as natural as possible vineyard work, in which ideas from the Biodynamics Find consideration. Son Andreas Ellwanger is responsible for the cellar technology. As little as possible is involved in the development of the vinification.

The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Altenberg. Burghaldenstrasse and Sonnenberg (Schnait), Grafenberg (Schorndorf), Hungerberg (Winterbach), as well Lichtenberg (Hebsack). They are planted with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Zweigelt, Lemberger, Dornfelder, Regent, Syrah, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Portuguese, Trollinger and Muscat-Trollinger, as well as the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Rivaner and Kerner. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, liqueurs, brandies (pomace, wine, fruit) and vinegars are also produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter), as well as a founding member of the Barrique Association HADES,

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