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Forster Georg

The estate is located in the community Rümmelsheim in the German wine-growing region Near, It is run by Georg and Margit Forster. The winemaking has been in the hands of son Johannes Forster since 2013, the practical experience at renowned wineries on the Nahe, in Rheinhessen and in South Africa at Buitenverwachting collected. The vineyards cover 22 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Steinköpfchen (Rümmelsheim), Jungbrunnen, Nixenberg and Trollberg (Dorsheim), Vogelsang (Laubenheim), and Hell, Johannisberg, Rothenberg Schlossberg (Castle Layen). They are with the white wine varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Scheurebe, Rivaner ( Müller-Thurgau ) and Solaris, as well as with the red wines Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) regent. Frühburgunder and Dornfelder planted.

It is already since 1994 Organic viticulture according to controlled and certified rules of the organic association ECOVIN practiced. These include, among others insects hotels and nesting boxes in the vineyards in order to promote the biodiversity (Species diversity) as well greening, Wild garlic, chamomile, wild carrots and much more grow between the rows of vines. Particular attention is paid to the vitality of the vineyard soils, which is the basis for vital, healthy vines laid and given a good condition for healthy grapes. The product range is sorted into the lines Naheweine (grape varietal wines), Erdenweine (from different soils with gravel, red schist and quartzite) and layer wines (from plots of best locations). The premium wines of the house are Riesling from the gravel, Riesling from the red slate and Pinot Gris Réserve. It will also grape juice. Perlwein, bottle fermented sparkling wine and balsamic - vinegar produced.

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