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Graf-Binzel

The estate is located in the municipality of Langenlonsheim in the German wine-growing region Near, The company previously run by Helga and Helmut Binzel was handed over to son Andreas in 2005. This had viticulture and oenology in Geisenheim studies and gained practical experience in the wineries Simi Winery (Alexander Valley, California), Bergkelder (South Africa) and Babich (New Zealand). The vineyards cover 5.5 hectares of vineyards in individual locations King sign. Löhrer Berg. Rothenberg and stones (Langenlonsheim), as well Hippe Rich and rose pond (Guldental). They are over 90% with the white wine varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Sylvaner. Müller-Thurgau. Kerner. Scheurebe and Huxelrebe, the rest with the red Pinot Noir varieties ( Pinot Noir ) and Dornfelder planted.

Great importance is attached to old vines, which are intensively cared for. By selective hand picking only healthy and optimally ripe grapes are processed. After more gentle Whole bunch pressing is the two to three month slow fermentation with pure breeding yeasts and also the expansion for the most part in large wooden barrel (1,200 to 2,500 l) made from German oak. The wine is moved and treated as little as possible in the cellar and fresh with much more natural carbonic acid bottled. Every year there is something new on a small scale such as late harvest in November, different mash times, press fraction separation, different yeasts and downtimes at the lees tried out.

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