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FB Schönleber

The "wine and sparkling wine FB Schönleber" is located in the community Oestrich-Winkel in the German wine-growing region Rheingau, It can look back on over 200 years of tradition. Old documents document the cultivation of wine in the family until 1783. Franz and Katharina Schönleber took over the business in 1965, today he is led by their two sons Ralf (field manager) and Bernd Schönleber (cellar master). Attached is a wine tavern with hotel. The vineyards cover ten hectares of vines in the layers Edelmann and St. Nicholas (Mittelheim) Doosberg, Monastery mountain and lenchen (Oestrich) Hasensprung (Angle), Sandgrube (Kiedrich), as well as Honigberg and Steinmorgen (Lauterbach). For the most part it concerns First plants from which the premium wines originate. It is cultivated to 94% Riesling, as well as Pinot Noir. The vineyards are managed environmentally friendly. Every second row of grapes is planted year-round and large quantities of fertilizer are used compost used. The grapes are harvested only at the highest maturity. The harvest extends from mid-October over several weeks. Each vineyard is selected several times until it is completely harvested. Great emphasis is placed on the careful development of the wines. The grapes are gently pressed. The fermentation takes place in refrigerated stainless steel containers over four to eight weeks. After fermentation, the wine matures for some time on the lees, Since the beginning of the 1990s, flaschenvergorene sect are produced.

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