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Griesbauerhof

The winery "Georg Mumelter - Griesbauerhof" is located in the municipality of Bozen in Rentsch in the Italian wine sector South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). The estate has been owned by the family since 1785. From the First World War until the 1970s, only St. Magdalener was produced, which was sold exclusively as an open wine to Switzerland. Since 2000, only 0.75 liter bottles have been filled. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 300 meters and cover 3.5 hectares, which are planted with Lagrein, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. A vineyard in Moritzing near Gries with 0.3 hectares of Lagrein has been leased since 2005. Finally, in 2008 the "Spitz" winery at the confluence of the Eisack and Adige rivers was purchased, where Merlot is grown.

It will Integrated crop protection with waiver herbicides practiced. The grass cut the completely leafy Vineyards serve as fertilizer. If necessary, a irrigation using drip irrigation system. The quality criteria in the vineyard are intensive foliage work and strict yield regulation with only one grape per shoot at Lagrein, Merlot and Vernatsch, as well as halving the grapes at Pinot Grigio and Cabernet Sauvignon. The red wine grapes are destemmed. Fermentation takes place at controlled temperature using pure yeast. After 10 to 15 days, the wine is drawn off and either placed in large wooden barrels or in steel tanks, where malolactic fermentation takes place. The storage or expansion then takes place in large wooden barrels and in barriques. The wines are exported to Germany, Switzerland and the USA. The estate is a member of Tirolensis Ars Vini and the Free wine growers in South Tyrol,

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